Rhonda Miller, one of the women who accused Der Gropenfurer of gropenfurering her, only to have the campaign spokesthug, Sean Walsh, point reporters to the criminal record for prostitution, theft, etc., of a different Rhonda Miller, is suing Der Groper, Walsh, and the campaign for libel.

The Smoking Gun has the complaint, and the smoking-gun email from Walsh.

Settle it, fellas. An LA County jury is not going to be sympathetic.

Author: Mark Kleiman

Professor of Public Policy at the NYU Marron Institute for Urban Management and editor of the Journal of Drug Policy Analysis. Teaches about the methods of policy analysis about drug abuse control and crime control policy, working out the implications of two principles: that swift and certain sanctions don't have to be severe to be effective, and that well-designed threats usually don't have to be carried out. Books: Drugs and Drug Policy: What Everyone Needs to Know (with Jonathan Caulkins and Angela Hawken) When Brute Force Fails: How to Have Less Crime and Less Punishment (Princeton, 2009; named one of the "books of the year" by The Economist Against Excess: Drug Policy for Results (Basic, 1993) Marijuana: Costs of Abuse, Costs of Control (Greenwood, 1989) UCLA Homepage Curriculum Vitae Contact: