Over the Line

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The long-standing ethics rules that bar lawyers from disparaging the integrity of judges and the courts are increasingly breached and rarely enforced. But in an interview yesterday with TPM birther queen Orly Taitz went so far over the line — calling a federal district court judge a “puppet” of the Obama regime who should be tried for treason — that a complaint has now been filed against her with the California bar by a fellow lawyer.

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David Kurtz is Managing Editor and Washington Bureau Chief of Talking Points Memo where he oversees the news operations of TPM and its sister sites.
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