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15. Is there a legal requirement that they can't discuss these cases?
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  -White House meeting to discuss legislative repeal of DADT in 2010. pnwmom  Oct-26-10 03:30 PM   #0 
  - If Joe wants to talk to Obama, he can do so.  Lyric   Oct-26-10 03:39 PM   #1 
  - The point is to discuss how to repeal DADT in 2010.  pnwmom   Oct-26-10 03:42 PM   #2 
     - In case you haven't noticed they already failed  no limit   Oct-26-10 03:51 PM   #5 
        - You didn't read the Advocate's article or you would know that they haven't.  pnwmom   Oct-26-10 05:31 PM   #8 
           - Yes, they did fail. They tried putting a ban on DADT in the military budget bill  no limit   Oct-26-10 05:42 PM   #10 
              - Then you haven't studied history. Lame duck sessions  pnwmom   Oct-26-10 05:46 PM   #14 
                 - What republicans will vote their conscience? Give me names, be a bit more specific  no limit   Oct-26-10 05:47 PM   #16 
                    - The Log Cabin Republicans have a much better idea of that  pnwmom   Oct-26-10 05:50 PM   #18 
                       - So you don't know. Your argument is that it's a super secret strategy and we can't know anything  no limit   Oct-26-10 06:19 PM   #26 
                          - You're the one playing dumb. n/t  pnwmom   Oct-26-10 06:26 PM   #32 
                             - Any time you would like to get in to specifics about what I asked you feel free to  no limit   Oct-26-10 06:28 PM   #34 
                                - See post #35 below. n/t  pnwmom   Oct-26-10 06:38 PM   #36 
                                   - Post 35 did not answer my question  no limit   Oct-26-10 06:41 PM   #39 
                                      - Thank goodness for the ignore button then. Bye! n/t  pnwmom   Oct-26-10 06:43 PM   #42 
                                         - See my post below, your argument is bullshit (no offense) the client can talk to whoever they want  no limit   Oct-26-10 06:44 PM   #44 
                                         - You just edited your post. You made an argument before, when I replied to that argument you...  no limit   Oct-26-10 07:16 PM   #55 
  - Thanks.  Scurrilous   Oct-26-10 03:44 PM   #3 
  - Is this the meeting where they threatened to shut it down if anyone says anything about the lawsuits  no limit   Oct-26-10 03:50 PM   #4 
  - Some of the parties are involved in litigation against the government.  pnwmom   Oct-26-10 05:28 PM   #7 
  - So this is the "I can't comment on an ongoing investigation" argument the Bush admin used?  no limit   Oct-26-10 05:44 PM   #12 
     - This is the simple rule that EVERY lawyer tells EVERY client. n/t  pnwmom   Oct-26-10 05:50 PM   #19 
     - What rule where? I don't believe you  no limit   Oct-26-10 06:20 PM   #28 
        - Ask any lawyer. n/t  pnwmom   Oct-26-10 06:25 PM   #31 
           - I am asking you. Clearly you have some kind of basis behind your statement?  no limit   Oct-26-10 06:27 PM   #33 
              - See post #35. And the same thing goes if you ask this question  pnwmom   Oct-26-10 06:40 PM   #38 
     - Cases have been thrown out based on this activity...  JuniperLea   Oct-26-10 05:58 PM   #23 
        - Cite a law or a specific rule. Please.  no limit   Oct-26-10 06:20 PM   #27 
           - Yes I did...  JuniperLea   Oct-26-10 06:46 PM   #46 
              - The OLC is not a jury. The OLC is the president's legal defense. Are you aware of that?  no limit   Oct-26-10 06:49 PM   #49 
                 - You are aware that some of these people...  JuniperLea   Oct-26-10 06:56 PM   #50 
                    - yes, I am fully aware that the OLC is working on the case on the president's behalf.  no limit   Oct-26-10 07:02 PM   #52 
                       - You have a link showing that?  JuniperLea   Oct-26-10 07:05 PM   #53 
                          - A link for what? That the lawyer speaks on behalf of the client?  no limit   Oct-26-10 07:13 PM   # 
                          - No, what you were actually arguing is what I'm asking...  JuniperLea   Oct-26-10 07:20 PM   #56 
                             - A lawyer working on a case has the right to talk to anyone the person that hired them tells them to  no limit   Oct-26-10 07:25 PM   #57 
                                - Didn't you read recently about the open court case...  JuniperLea   Oct-26-10 08:08 PM   #58 
                                - Again, a lawyer has to right to talk to anyone the client approves on any topic the client approves.  no limit   Oct-26-10 09:44 PM   #59 
                                   - No, that breaches attorney client privilege  treestar   Oct-26-10 09:59 PM   #62 
                                      - This is simply not true. I have seen lawyers on TV all the time on behalf of their client  no limit   Oct-27-10 08:19 AM   #64 
                                - The lawyer advises the client. Not to comment on the case.  treestar   Oct-26-10 09:57 PM   #61 
                                   - The client in this case is the president who says is against DADT. If they lose the case DADT is ove  no limit   Oct-27-10 08:17 AM   #63 
                          - self-delete  no limit   Oct-26-10 07:13 PM   #54 
  - No this is the meeting that had its agenda set up beforehand like EVERY OTHER BUSINESS MEETING.  KittyWampus   Oct-26-10 05:44 PM   #11 
     - The agenda is to repeal DADT, right?  no limit   Oct-26-10 05:46 PM   #13 
        - The agenda is to repeal DADT the same way it was instituted:  pnwmom   Oct-26-10 05:48 PM   #17 
           - So the agenda is not to repeal DADT? Because it wont happen in congress  no limit   Oct-26-10 06:22 PM   #29 
           - We won't know which of us is right till the lame duck session is over.  pnwmom   Oct-26-10 06:42 PM   #40 
              - Again, the argument you are making is fucking stupid and you are smarter than that  no limit   Oct-26-10 06:47 PM   #47 
           - "Oh look! It's a squadron of pigs flying over the Capitol!" (NT)  Tesha   Oct-26-10 06:57 PM   #51 
  - White House threatens gay orgs before key DADT meeting - don't mention DADT cases or meeting over  EFerrari   Oct-26-10 03:54 PM   #6 
  - They didn't "threaten" except in your view, and that of that poster.  pnwmom   Oct-26-10 05:34 PM   #9 
     - Is there a legal requirement that they can't discuss these cases?  no limit   Oct-26-10 05:47 PM   #15 
        - I can't cite statutes for you, but I know it is a universal rule,  pnwmom   Oct-26-10 05:54 PM   #21 
           - So you are telling me that you have absolutely no basis behind your statement?  no limit   Oct-26-10 06:17 PM   #25 
              - I personally have a basis, but it won't matter to you.  pnwmom   Oct-26-10 06:36 PM   #35 
                 - Clients are totally allowed to discuss their cases, ask governor blagojevich  no limit   Oct-26-10 06:43 PM   #41 
                    - Not with the opposing side in a lawsuit, outside of a legal setting.  pnwmom   Oct-26-10 06:44 PM   #43 
                       - This is not the opposing side, this is the LGBT community  no limit   Oct-26-10 06:45 PM   #45 
  - "Here's a shiny object...don't forget to vote next week." n/t  Contrary1   Oct-26-10 05:51 PM   #20 
  - Lame duck sessions can often accomplish what regular sessions have not.  pnwmom   Oct-26-10 05:56 PM   #22 
     - What will your opinion be if they fail in the lame duck session?  no limit   Oct-26-10 06:23 PM   #30 
        - I already answered this question when you asked it elsewhere. n/t  pnwmom   Oct-26-10 06:39 PM   #37 
           - No, you did not. What will your opinion be when they fail in the lame duck session?  no limit   Oct-26-10 06:48 PM   #48 
  - K&R  NJmaverick   Oct-26-10 06:07 PM   #24 
  - Thanks for the info!  Spazito   Oct-26-10 09:50 PM   #60 

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