Boulder's defense of restraining order against annoying critic a joke, says David Lane

In May, Boulder officials filed a restraining order against Seth Brigham, the city's most annoying critic, arguing that he was a threat. Brigham, who won a hefty judgement against Boulder two years ago (more on that below), responded by contacting attorney David Lane and taking the city to court. Yesterday, a hearing was held in the matter, and while the judge has not yet ruled for or against Brigham, Lane characterizes the proceeding as "a joke."
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