Joseph Rakofsky v. The Washington Post Company

Lawyer Rakofsky Berated By Judge, Then Sues Nearly Everyone Who Discussed The Case


In a notorious case known as "Joseph Rakofsky v. The Internet," a judge declared a mistrial in a murder case because of the lawyer Rakofsky's incompetence. The New York lawyer then sued 75 bloggers, newspapers and the ABA who reporting the case, seeking a gag order to prohibit them from publishing his name or picture.

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Reference Info:Pleadings | State, 2nd Circuit, New York | United States

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