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News Alert: LHC lawsuit collides with pavement

Posted in Bad Astronomy by Skepdude on September 30, 2008

Good news, everyone! The antiscience cranks who filed an injunction to stop the Large Hadron Collider from being turned on have had their case dismissed. The ruling?

The United States Defendants move for dismissal for lack of subject matter jurisdiction or for summary judgment on other grounds. Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss (Doc. 14) is GRANTED.

In other words, amazingly enough, a U.S. District Court doesn’t have jurisdiction over a machine that is in Europe.

Let’s all give that one a big mental duh.

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