Monthly Archives: August 2018

Clark Baker May be Going to Jail for at Least 90 Days

The case of Murtagh V Baker is coming to a close and the judge, Sheri Bluebond is considering filing Civil and Criminal Contempt charges against Clark Baker:

September 27, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. in Courtroom 1539: Hearing to: 1) determine Plaintiff’s attorneys’ fees & costs in connection w/ multiple Motions; 2) conduct hearing on whether to impose upon Baker any of the additional sanctions referenced in paragraph 4 of the June 26 Order (collectively, the “Continued Matters”), namely whether to:

  • a. hold Baker in civil contempt and issue additional orders intended to compel compliance with its orders;
  • b. refer Baker to the United States Attorney for criminal prosecution for the Data Reduction, as defined in the June 26 Order; and/or
  • c. issue a report and recommendation to the District Court that Baker defendant be held in criminal contempt and incarcerated for a period of not less than 90 days as punishment for his failure to comply with this Court’s orders.

The September 27, 2018 hearing will be a holding date; the Court will schedule further briefing and hearing on the Continued Matters after it has received and reviewed the report of the neutral expert.