By , Mount Vernon News
April 9, 2010, 9:55 am

COLUMBUS — U.S. District Court Judge Gregory Frost ruled Thursday that David Millstone should be removed as a defendant in the lawsuit filed in June by suspended middle school science teacher John Freshwater against the Mount Vernon schools.

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8 Responses to “MVBOE attorney backed by judge”

  1. John C. Davidson

    Freshwater’s attorney failed…are you kidding, The man charges by the hour: Probably as much as a star professional quarterback gets for throwing an interception.

  2. FSM_Ed

    This is what happens when Allah is kicked out of our schools, Allah will no longer protect us! John Freshwater will be victorious because he has Allah and his prophet Mohamed, peace be upon him, on his side. Those who do not love Allah and praise his name are on the side of darkness and will be cast into the eternal fire.

    Oops, wrong ancient Middle Eastern superstition.

  3. M Barkhurst

    I have to agree with Miriam St Jean, Freshwater is running a losing battle and is begining to look desperate in trying to defend himself from dismissal. The rulings have all mostly gone against him and I can’t see where he would think that the cost of his defense is going to be money well spent. I would hope that his attorney would at least be upfront with him and explain to him that his chances of winning are not good and his legal cost involved in continuing his case may not be money well spent. Hopefully his attorney is looking out for his client and is not looking to see how much money he can make for himself on this case.

  4. hazeleyes

    Lets just see what happens, since its a jury trial, who knows what the out come will be? hmm

  5. comeon

    The Supreme Court of Ohio denied his case against the school, a Federal judge ruled to drop Mr Millstone from his case, the same judge ruled to drop his countersuit against the family. When is it enough??

  6. Miriam St Jean

    Freshwater’s attorney is failing miserably – he went to the Supreme Court to try to “force” Board Members to testify at the Administrative Hearing, and the Court basically said “you have to be kidding” and denied that Motion – the entire counterclaim he filed against the Dennis’ has been been dismissed (it was absurd on its face) – his attempt to sue Millstone has now been tossed (more absurdity) – and the Court has set the Dennis’ claims against Freshwater for trial…..Freshwater will get his “day in Court” – and so will the Dennis’ – I know who I’d bet on if there were wagers to be placed on who prevails …. and it isn’t “Team Freshwater”

  7. Just Plain Jim

    2010.04.09.Fr 13:22 -0400

    One cannot help but be amazed that an attorney made Millstone a defendant in the first place.

  8. hazeleyes

    This should have been in yesterday’s online comments, but I would like to put it here, in reference to Church and State. The person’s who seem to think I am oblivious to the fact of my constitutional rights, please read!

    Amendment 1 – Freedom of Religion, Press, Expression. Ratified 12/15/1791. Note

    Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.