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    Judge tosses lawsuit trying to force constitutional convention. No tort, no standing.

    The two-page ruling by Judge Richard J. Leon, a Bush appointee to the district court in Washington, D.C., underscored the challenges faced by those who believe enough states have requested a new convention to trigger an Article V rewrite of the founding document.

    “Here, the plaintiff does not show he has suffered an injury or the defendants’ action (or inaction) otherwise affects him personally,” Judge Leon wrote in an opinion dated from late October, but just posted to the court’s document system Wednesday.
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    Gary L. Smith, a prisoner serving time at the Federal Correctional Institution ..."

    http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/...al-convention/
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