contains pages 1-8 of the
15-page transcript of Kiczenski's hearing in front of a
federal judge. The purpose was for the judge to hear arguments as to
Kiczenski's standing to bring an action against the
Attorney General, the Drug Enforcement
Agency Director, the Secretary of Defense,
the Director of Homeland Security, the
Secretary of the Interior, and any other
Executive Branch administrators of Federal
Law regarding cannabis.
is made to "Reich" in this transcript. That actually refers to
"Raich v Ashcroft", the medical cannabis case that was argued in
front of the US Supreme Court in October 2004, and on which the
Supremes delivered an opinion, stating that it's just fine for the feds to torture Californians in spite of California law. Learn
more about Raich
v Ashcroft here.
Attorney Gisla says Kiczenski has no standing, because there's no
reason to think the DEA would arrest and prosecute him for
breaking the law. Judge Hollows replies,
"So, he has to wait to get hit on the head
before he can ask for declatory relief?"