Team Kimberlin Post of the Day

I wasn’t a lack of knowledge about the law that caused Team Kimberlin to lose all of the LOLsuits they file over the past decade. Their problem was that much of what they knew was wrong. The TKPOTD for five years ago today dealt with one of their many errors.

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The Dreadful Pro-Se Schmalfeldt seems to think that he can add defendants to LOLsuit VIII: Avoiding Contact without amending it. FRCP 20 allows permissive joinder of defendants for causes of action that arise out of the same events and that turn on the same questions of law. IANAL, but it seems to me that if TDPS is going to add defendants, he will have to add their names to the LOLsuit’s caption, identify them, and allege his claims against them. That will require additions to his complaint. If he changes his complaint, he will have to do that according Rule 15, and he’s used his freebie amendment. Further amendments will require the consent of all of the defendants (not likely) or the court.

He really needs the assistance of counsel.

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Competent counsel. Not Acme.

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