- Associated Press - Friday, August 12, 2016

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - An Oregon standoff defendant who has had multiple clashes in court with the presiding judge has now filed a lawsuit against her.

The Oregonian/OregonLive reports (https://bit.ly/2b43TAb ) that in a lawsuit filed Wednesday against U.S. District Judge Anna Brown and prosecuting attorneys in his case, Kenneth Medenbach takes accuses Brown of failing to take an oath of office.

Medenbach, who is representing himself, has raised multiple questions about Brown’s oath of office during his criminal proceedings. He is one of 26 people being charged in connection to the 41-day occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.

In his complaint pro se, Medenbach calls for all plaintiffs to be released and that all pending criminal charges against standoff defendants be dismissed. He is also seeking $150,000 in damages for each plaintiff.

Brown declined to comment citing the ongoing criminal case

___

Information from: The Oregonian/OregonLive, https://www.oregonlive.com


Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide