Thursday, December 30, 2004
Chief Judge Jones dismisses Stanley suit against Judge Stump and Wise County clerk of court
In Stanley v. Smith, Chief Judge Jones of the W.D. Va. dismissed for lack of jurisdiction the claims brought by computer guy and sometime fugitive David Stanley against Wise County Circuit Court Judge Robert Stump and the Clerk of Court for Wise County, Jack Kennedy, related to the handling of his probation. Judge Jones concluded that Mr. Stanley could make his points in his ongoing state court proceedings, which are now assigned to retired Judge Persin.