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Sai v. Obama – Appellant’s Reply

From Dr. Sai…

UPDATEAUGUST 5, 2011 — On August 4, 2011, the Appellant filed with the U.S. District Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit a Appellant’s Reply to Motion for Summary AffirmanceIn the Reply, Appellant addresses the political question doctrine relied upon by Appellees and why it is a flawed argument. Appellant requests the Court to deny the Motion for Summary Affirmance and remand the case back to the U.S. District Court for trial. To read more about the federal lawsuit and pleadings go to

2 comments to Sai v. Obama – Appellant’s Reply

  • Ken Ng

    One assumes the US is a nation of laws. Is that a valid assumption to make? The US has, over and again, disobeyed its own and international law since establishing itself as an empire. And an empire makes its own rules/laws as it sees fit. My hat’s off to Dr. Sai. One can only hope that the truth will out.

  • kekoa

    Excellent reply by Dr. Sai, he made it crystal clear why the political question doctrine is not applicable in this case. Hopefully the court will apply the law and not let politics influence this case.

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