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Should This Lawmaker’s ‘Smut-Filled’ Deposition Be Kept From The Public?

Kentucky State Rep. Will Coursey

Let me ask you this. Did you tell her, “Don’t be a cockblocker”?

– Attorney Thomas Clay during the deposition of Kentucky State Rep. Will Coursey, who is currently facing a retaliation suit from one of his former staffers, Nicole Cusic. Coursey’s lawyer, William Johnson, wants the deposition to be sealed because the questions Clay asked were “the kind of smut and gossip that the media and the public would love, but [have] nothing to do with the relevance of this case.”

(Keep reading to watch video of part of Coursey’s “smut-filled” deposition.)

Here’s a little snippet of the Coursey deposition, courtesy of Page One Kentucky, in which he testifies that he doesn’t recall making the “cockblocker” comment:

Coursey attorney wants ‘smut-filled’ deposition sealed [Louisville Courier-Journal]
‘Smut filled’ deposition of lawmaker should be sealed, his lawyer says [ABA Journal]
No One Believes This Will Coursey Denial [Page One Kentucky]

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