Polich v. Nahmod

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Summary

Threat Type: 

Lawsuit

Date: 

07/11/2008

Status: 

Concluded

Location: 

Arizona

Disposition: 

Injunction Issued

Verdict or Settlement Amount: 

N/A
In July 2008, freelance writer and gay rights blogger David Nahmod, who blogs on David's Open Forum and on the gay news website www.lavenderliberal.com, was enjoined by an Arizona judge from posting online the names or hometown of a couple in Arizona... read full description
Parties

Party Receiving Legal Threat: 

David Nahmod

Type of Party: 

Individual

Type of Party: 

Individual

Location of Party: 

  • Arizona

Location of Party: 

  • Arizona

Legal Counsel: 

Pro se
Description
In July 2008, freelance writer and gay rights blogger David Nahmod, who blogs on David's Open Forum and on the gay news website www.lavenderliberal.com, was enjoined by an Arizona judge from posting online the names or hometown of a couple in Arizona that Nahmod claims interfered with his relationship with an ex-boyfriend.  

According to the SFWeekly.com, Nahmod was served with a restraining order effective for a year and enforceable in all states. Not only may Nahmod not approach the couple in Arizona, he also cannot do "anything that encourages others to harass" them, including posting identifying information online.
Details

Content Type: 

  • Text

Publication Medium: 

Blog

Subject Area: 

  • Cyberstalking
  • Prior Restraints
Court Information & Documents

Jurisdiction: 

  • Arizona

Source of Law: 

  • Arizona

Court Name: 

North Valley Justice Court, Maricopa County, Arizona

Court Type: 

State

Case Number: 

CC2008-149566
CMLP Information (Private)

Threat Source: 

MLRC