Attorney sues many legal bloggers, ABA, Washington Post…

by Walter Olson on May 20, 2011

After being widely criticized for his handling of a criminal case, a lawyer is now suing his critics by the dozen, including a raft of leading law bloggers; the case is already being dubbed “Rakofsky v. Internet.” A list of the many defendants is here (PDF) courtesy of defendant Mark Bennett, who has also compiled a compendium of blog posts that discuss the new action. Among defendants and others talking back: Eric Turkewitz, Colin Samuels, Scott Greenfield, Avvo, Keith Lee.

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1 John Burgess 05.20.11 at 11:20 am

I smell the scent of a new word in the air:

‘Rakofsky’, reflexive v.: to make oneself, as a lawyer, appear a total ass-clown to the world, Facebook friends excepted’.

2 captnhal 05.21.11 at 6:54 am

Is it too soon to declare him a vexatious litigant?

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