Attorneys who sought to overturn election results in Michigan ‘Kraken’ lawsuit face sanction hearing
Attorneys who filed what Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel called a frivolous lawsuit in an effort to overturn the results of the presidential election are facing backlash for their failed attempt. Both before and after the dismissal of a lawsuit filed against Gov. The attorneys facing possible discipline are: Michigan-based attorneys Stefanie Lambert Junttila, Scott Hagerstrom and Gregory J. Rohl, as well as Powell. MLive left messages seeking comment on the upcoming hearing with each of the attorneys facing potential sanctions. “It is every fraudulent vote that disenfranchised Michigan voters,” Powell told MLive by email when the first request for sanctions was filed in January.mlive.com
Michigan AG Nessel, Gov. Whitmer, SOS Benson want attorneys who filed election lawsuits to be disbarred
LANSING, Mich. – Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel filed a motion for sanctions against four attorneys who filed a lawsuit of unproven claims about the November election on behalf of several Trump supporters. Gretchen Whitmer and Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson, are now asking for disbarment of the attorneys. All three filed complaints with the Attorney Grievance Commission asking that Greg Rohl, Scott Hagerstrom, Stefanie Juntilla and Sidney Powell be disbarred. Michigan had the highest voter turnout in state history in the 2020 presidential election with about 5.5 million votes cast. Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson said in a call with media that she’s looking to keep that momentum going and make it easier to vote.
Michigan AG wants sanctions against lawyers who ‘fueled the fire of distrust’ before Capitol riot
“These lawyers must be held accountable for betraying the trust placed in them as members of the bar,” Nessel said in a statement issued Thursday. “Lawyers bear a special responsibility to uphold the rule of law, and these lawyers have done the opposite. “It is every fraudulent vote that disenfranchised Michigan voters,” Powell told MLive by email. “Fair elections free of fraud should be the goal of every elected official in Michigan and elsewhere. The attorneys targeted by Nessel’s request for sanctions hadn’t yet filed a formal response with the court.mlive.com