that is exactly what this fight is about. Are delegates free agents or not?
If they are, then the Ron Paul campaign does not own them, similarly Romney would not own Nevada delegates who might support Paul, end result is that the Paul campaign's internal lawyers do not represent Delegates bound or unbound to Ron Paul. The delegates represent themselves and the people in their home states that voted for them.
They could join Gilbert's legal quest if they wish, without the campaigns approval.
By the way, some of this is already settled law, The SCOTUS already said that delegates cannot be bound from open primary states. Basically saying if a political party opens their primary to any voter, Democrat, Republican, Independent, etc., a delegate from that primary cannot be bound.
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