3d DCA Watch -- Judge Salter Knows a Proper Lis Pendens When He Sees It!

Hi kids, the Robed Ones are busy getting the bunker ready for Judge Logue's investiture on Friday (making sure the bathroom sinks are tightly bolted to the walls, polishing the concrete furniture, that sort of thing), so the opinions are a bit sparse today.

Let's take a look:

Blue Star Palms v. LED Trust:

Here Judge Salter has to determine whether there is sufficient nexus between the plaintiff's claims against the defendants and condo units owned by them in order to uphold an order refusing to dissolve a lis pendens.

The first clue -- be careful in your captions:
While captions are not controlling, they occasionally provide a strong hint—here, for example, a hint that the action seeks money, not the imposition of a lien or injunction relating to specifically-identified condominium units.
The second clue:  it just doesn't feel like enough of a nexus:
Whatever a nexus with specific Florida real estate may be, this is not it.
This feels to me a little like Justice Potter Stewart -- "I know a nexus when I see it!"

Back to the drawing board, Moshe!


  1. Nexus: a ghastly and pompous substitute for the word "connection."

  2. "making sure the bathroom sinks are tightly bolted to the walls, polishing the concrete furniture, that sort of thing" Buahahahahahahahah!

  3. I meant to post my comment on your recent post. I can't delete the previous one.

    I just wanted to point out that on Monday, October 22, 2012, the Not So Honorable Rumpole blogged about how much “Window 8 sucks.” Moreover, he express his disdain for all Microsoft products. Now, what’s interesting is that Microsoft Windows 8 is actually being launched today Thursday, October 25, 2012. That means that the product will be available tomorrow in South Florida. Now, no one really asked Rumpole any significant follow-up questions regarding the new Windows version, but it’s clear that he is a liar.

    That’s what happens when anonymous bloggers live a lie. It eventually catches up with them in a pubic forum and it’s embarrassing. It’s the equivalence of a school girl lying and telling all her friends that she slept with Justin Timberlake and that he sucks in bed, but in reality she has no pictures to prove the encounter really happened and the truth is she never even met him. Now, what really happened here is that Rumpole read about Windows 8 somewhere and thought it would be cool to complain about it by implying that he already has the program and he’s not satisfied with it, but that’s impossible because it’s officially launching tonight.

    What he’s going to say in an attempt to clear up this mess is that Bill Gates personally sent him the product before the public was able to get their hands on it. Don’t embarrass yourself any further, Rumpole.

    Read: “SAN FRANCISCO: Microsoft will release a new version of its flagship Windows operating system, tailored for a world shifting from personal computers to smartphones and tablets, today at 9pm (IST).”

  4. In retrospect what I meant to say was "windows sucks. Its always sucked. It always will suck. Windows 8-88 will always suck. The operating system should have a bullet put though it and then thown into the sea to be used as a boat anchor until the next rocket is launched at which point it should be jettisoned into deep space where hopefully an alien race will find it and adopt it and then when they invade earth we can use the subnext virus to disable their defenses and shoot them down. Until then, windows serves no useful purpose to mankind. "
    That's what I meant to say.

  5. No, I disagree. You wouldn't have linked it to the New York Times article discussing Windows 8:


    And why didn't you approve my comment? It was a harmeless comment that called you out on your bullshit lie. This isn't Watergate, Rump. But you know I have a valid point.

    By saying that Windows 8 sucks, you're implying that you know it sucks from personal experience and that is impossible because it's not available to the public yet. To be exact, Windows 8 is launching globally tonight and will be avaiable to the general public tomorrow.

    You opened the door to it by commenting on the product on your blog and then you block my comment because you know you lied. That doesn't sound like ehtical blogging to me.

    Not cool, Rumpole. Not coll at all.

  6. Dear 2:16 p.m.:

    Nobody likes being called on their bullshit. But don't act like Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, because it's NOT COOL to be an OLD FOOL.

  7. When someone touches my Microsoft it gets Microhard.

  8. Ha ha! Folks can smell shit on you, Rumpy!


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