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Orly Taitz Responds To Judge's $20k Fine: Shove It!

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Instead, she plans to file yet another written response (though it's unclear whether the court will even accept one).

"I'll go to the circuit court of appeals. I'll take this as high as I have to go," Taitz said.

Asked about the judge's promise to refer the matter to the U.S. Attorney if she didn't pay within 30 days, Taitz said she'd have to take a look at the order.

Land wrote:

If counsel fails to pay the sanction due, the U.S.
Attorney will be authorized to commence collection proceedings. [footnote:] The Court does not take this action lightly, and in fact, cannot recall having previously imposed monetary sanctions upon an attorney sua sponte.

Sua sponte is Latin for "of one's own accord" -- in other words, the court acting without prompt by any of the litigants.