The Supreme Court Press “Petition of the Month”TM for February 2014 is Barbara McDermott v. Kevin Pifer, Supreme Court Dkt. No. 13-1005, an appeal coming out of the North Dakota Supreme Court. The petition was filed by attorneys Alexandra and John Siskopoulos of the Siskopoulos Law Firm, LLP, of New York City and Boston, which specializes in handling complex appellate matters in New York and Massachusetts courts.
Whether Petitioner Barbara McDermott’s Due Process rights were violated whereas two Justices of the North Dakota Supreme Court, who authored opinions in this case, had significant connections with Respondent Pifer depriving Petitioner McDermott of a fair tribunal? (Specifically, the petition alleges that Respondent Pifer is Facebook friends with Justice Sandstrom)