Federal court imposes sanctions on AID and lawyers

Posted at 5:51 AM, Oct 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-14 08:52:31-04

A federal court is getting involved with a disability organization's legal battle .

According to Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich's website, a federal court judge has imposed sanctions on Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities.

Parts of the court order say "“AID and its counsel’s decisions to dismiss its federal claims under these circumstances are not “straight-forward tactical decision[s].” Rather, these decisions reflect expensive bait-and-switch maneuvers aimed at “prolonging litigation and imposing costs on the opposing party.” Martin, 546 U.S. at 140." Read more here.

ABC15 investigative reporter Dave Biscobing has been following AID for several months, looking into thousands of lawsuits that have negatively affected organizations and businesses.

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