My response to the court after the conviction was not an "Appeal" in the normal sense of the word. You will note that the Legal Adviser knows that as well, and she refers to it in the first paragraph. In my Notice to the court I stated that I was not appealing in the conventional sense. I cannot/could not because I appeared pro se or in propria persona which is to say, for myself. Had I instructed a lawyer I could not have used Lawful Rebellion as one of my defences.
Here is the Court's response, suitably redacted:
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I won't get into the nitty-gritty here. Let's do that in the comments.
Suffice to say that there is some positive stuff to be gleaned from this.
Let me know what you think.