Judge DeLaughter’s Motion Barrage, Part Two: Mail Fraud Digression

In this motion, DeLaughter is making a stronger (that is, more forceful) version of his argument that there is no quid pro quo, arguing that he got nothing whatever of value. To achieve that, he makes the argument that a lawyer recieving a call from a United States Senator that he’s being considered for the federal bench is worth exactly nothing– no lawyer would pay anything for that. More about that and the rest of his arguments in an upcoming post…