Andrew Thomas Denied Again in Review of Spanish-Language DUI Courts
Whether spoken in Spanish or English, the answer to Andy Thomas' request to have the ruling in his Spanish DUI Court lawsuit reviewed is the same: NO!
On Thursday, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals refused Thomas' request to have the suit against the Maricopa County Superior Court reheard with a larger panel of judges.
In the original suit, Thomas claimed that the county's Spanish-speaking DUI court violated the U.S. Constitution because the "race-based courts" favored Spanish speakers.
Thomas lost the case once already in a U.S. District Court and again last July in the same court that denied his request yesterday.
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The court ruled that Thomas had no legal standing because he had not been personally harmed by the mere existence of a court that operates in Spanish.
What, a bruised ego doesn't count?
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