Nashville attorney sues Apple for enabling him to view porn

by Walter Olson on July 15, 2013

It’s being covered everywhere (Ars Technica, CNet, Above the Law) but not all the stories have been quick to pick up on this potentially relevant detail: “Sevier’s license to practice law was placed on ‘disability inactive status’ in December of 2011,” the reason given being “mental infirmity or illness.” [Ryan Grenoble, HuffPo]

{ 5 comments }

1 Bob Lipton 07.15.13 at 9:07 am

Also, unfair competition with mom & pop porn shops.

Bob

2 John Fembup 07.15.13 at 11:34 am

“mom & pop porn”

Seriously.

Hadn’t heard that description before . . .

3 bumper 07.15.13 at 3:55 pm

Methinks the plaintiff is angling for an all expenses paid permanent trip to the funny farm on the state’s dime.

You know his law profs at Vanderbilt are proud of him as are his high school English teachers.

Up close and personal on the Rich kerfuffle at:

4 Mark Phaedrus 07.15.13 at 10:31 pm

In unrelated news, I’m starting a class action lawsuit against Apple. My MacBook Pro, as configured by Apple, doesn’t automatically deliver pornographic materials to me. In fact, as shipped, it contains no pornographic materials whatsoever. This clearly violates the implied warrantee of merchantability.

In lieu of cash damages, each class member shall receive a list of top-quality pornography sites, as well as a family-size bottle of hand lotion.

5 1adrift 07.29.13 at 9:08 pm

So sad, with Sevier such a great name in Tennessee’s history.

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