Kaplan v. Salahi, No. BS06288332 (
Super. Ct., Alameda County June 13, 2007) (affirming small claims judgment).
Status: $7,500 award to plaintiff.
Lee Kaplan, a journalist for FrontPageMag.com, sued Yaman Salahi in small claims court for comments on his blog, “Lee Kaplan Watch” (http://kaplanwatch.blogspot.com/). Kaplan was awarded $7,500, which was affirmed on appeal to the Superior Court. The defendant does not apparently plan any further appeal.
Links and Court Documents:
Plaintiff’s commentary: http://www.leekaplandeconstructsleekaplanwatch.blogspot.com
Plaintiff’s commentary: http://ww.frontpagemag.com/Articles/ReadArticle.asp?ID=28816
Defendant’s commentary: http://kaplanwatch.blogspot.com/2007/06/faulty-case-against-me.html
Docket access via http://apps.alameda.courts.ca.gov/domainweb/casesumbody.html (enter docket number)