The Nathan Phillips/Covington Catholic High School story is a mess.

For just a bit of splatter, see here, here, here, here, and here.

On January 25th, I wrote that Power Attorney Lin Wood was just gettin’ started with his offense on behalf of innocent-yet-condemned teen Nicholas Sandmann: The media sandbagged Sandmann, but the case against the young man was built on sinking sand (here).

Sandmann’s family gave Lin Wood the go-ahead: Sic! Sic!

Fast-forward past an immediately-resultant apology from Bishop Roger Joseph Foys, and you’ve now got 54 prepared letters to alleged guilty parties. Attorney Todd McMurty has teamed with Lin, and the recipients of their missives include politicians, celebrities, and media organizations; each notice represents a potential lawsuit.

They don’t play.

As reported by the Cincinnati Enquirer:

“The legal counsel representing Nick and his family, Todd McMurtry and experienced libel and defamation lawyer L. Lin Wood of Atlanta, have said they will seek justice for the harm allegedly done to the teen. McMurtry is with the law firm of Hemmer Defrank Wessels and has practiced law in Greater Cincinnati since 1991. He said a team of seven lawyers has been working full-time to review the media accounts of what happened.”

Wanna see a list? Presto:

The Washington Post
The New York Times
Cable News Network, Inc. (CNN)
The Guardian
National Public Radio
TMZ
Atlantic Media Inc.
Capitol Hill Publishing Corp.
Diocese of Covington
Diocese of Lexington
Archdiocese of Louisville
Diocese of Baltimore
Ana Cabrera (CNN)
Sara Sidner (CNN)
Erin Burnett (CNN)
S.E. Cupp (CNN)
Elliot C. McLaughlin (CNN)
Amanda Watts (CNN)
Emanuella Grinberg (CNN)
Michelle Boorstein (Washington Post)
Cleve R. Wootson Jr. (Washington Post)
Antonio Olivo (Washington Post)
Joe Heim (Washington Post)
Michael E. Miller (Washington Post)
Eli Rosenberg (Washington Post)
Isaac Stanley-Becker (Washington Post)
Kristine Phillips (Washington Post)
Sarah Mervosh (New York Times)
Emily S. Rueb (New York Times)
Maggie Haberman (New York Times)
David Brooks (New York Times)
Shannon Doyne
Kurt Eichenwald
Andrea Mitchell (NBC/MSNBC)
Savannah Guthrie (NBC)
Joy Reid (MSNBC)
Chuck Todd (NBC)
Noah Berlatsky
Elisha Fieldstadt (NBC)
Eun Kyung Kim
HBO
Bill Maher (here)
Warner Media
Conde Nast
GQ
Heavy.com
The Hill
The Atlantic
Bustle.com
Ilhan Omar (here)
Elizabeth Warren (here and here)
Kathy Griffin (here)
Alyssa Milano (here, here, here, here, here, here, here, and here)
Jim Carrey (here, here, and here)

Here’s some street poetry, courtesy of The Daily Wire:

“The Covington Catholic students were verbally iattacked by a designated hate group that called them ‘Child molesting f**gots,’ ‘Dirty a*s crackers,’ ‘Future school shooters,’ and ‘Incest babies.'”

Nice.

Please see a sample of the letters below.

Preservation Letter by on Scribd

This may get ugly.

Stay tuned.

-Alex

 

Relevant RedState links in this article: here, here, here, herehere, and here.

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