Lawyers for Covington Kid Send Letters to News Outlets, Celebrities: CNN, NYT, Chuck Todd, Jim Carrey

CNS News | 2/4/2019 | Staff
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Lawyers representing the Covington Catholic High School boy who was confronted by Indian activists after the March for Life -- for which he was criticized as being racist, hateful, toxic, and a white nationalist -- have sent at least 50 letters to major news outlets and celebrities to preseve all documentation (emails, texts, etc.) they have about the young man, in preparation for a potential lawsuit against those entities.

The letters, as reported by USA Today, have been sent to such outlets and persons as The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Hill, CNN, National Public Radio, CNN's Erin Burnett, CNN's S.E. Cupp, The Post's Kristine Phillips, NYT's David Brooks, NYT's Maggie Haberman, NBC's Andrea Mitchell, NBC's Chuck Todd, HBO's Bill Maher, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Kathy Griffin, Alyssa Milano and Jim Carrey.

Letter - Attorney - Todd - McMurty - Hemmer

The letter, from Attorney Todd McMurty with Hemmer, DeFrank, Wessels Attorneys at Law, partyly states, "Our law firm represents the family of Nick Sandmann regarding the unfortunate incident in Washington D.C. on January 18, 2019, and the XXXXX’s response to same (the “Sandmann Matter”). I write on behalf of our clients to notify you of your obligation to preserve information that may be relevant to potential litigation between our clients and the XXXXX.

"Please forward this letter to your legal counsel immediately. Please preserve all information that may be relevant to the Sandmann Matter. If our clients pursue litigation, we intend to serve the XXXXX with discovery requests to access your computer networks and systems, and to seek the production of relevant documents and communications. ... [Y]ou must preserve all information and documents relating to the Sandmann Matter during the period from January 17, 2019 to the present."

Letter - States - Failure - Notice - Sanctions

The letter further states, "Failure to comply with this notice could result in sanctions being imposed by the Court forspoliation of...
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