Saturday, November 15, 2008

Blogger search cost Memphis Taxpayers $88k


Levy said the lawsuit never should have happened and that the blogger, who operated under the name of Dirk Diggler -- the name of the porn star in the movie "Boogie Nights" -- would have removed the picture of the undercover officer if he or she were asked via the e-mail address displayed on the blog.

"One of the first things you learn in law school is that not every wrong that your client may perceive can be resolved by litigation," he said. "Any lawyer worth his salt has to be willing and able to tell a client that no, you cannot file suit for that."