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Foley Hoag LLP
Last week, everyone in Washington, D.C. was talking about the invocation of "executive privilege," the ability of a President to withhold information...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
However, in a win for employers, the Texas Supreme Court recently ruled that Texas does not recognize such a claim, joining the majority of states and providing certainty to Texas employers.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
The concept of "fake news" has garnered substantial attention in recent years, evolving from its satirical literary origins into a passionately criticized Internet phenomenon.
Thompson Coburn LLP
Everything is terse on Twitter.
Littler Mendelson
In a lawsuit involving both wrongful dismissal and defamation, Canada's Ontario Superior Court of Justice in Papp v. Stokes et al, 2017 ONSC 2357, has ruled that an employer's negative review...
BakerHostetler
A recent Indiana defamation case, Manhas v. Franciscan Hammond Clinic, serves as a critical reminder of the importance of scrutinizing physician and employee reference forms and releases.
BakerHostetler
A recent Indiana defamation case, Manhas v. Franciscan Hammond Clinic, serves as a critical reminder of the importance of scrutinizing physician and employee reference forms and releases.
Gray Reed & McGraw LLP
Back in late 2015, I wrote a five-part series on the Expanding Scope of the TCPA or Texas' Anti-SLAPP law.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The Texas Supreme Court throws out a former employee's defamation suit under the Texas Citizens Participation Act, finding that communications about his alleged failure to measure a petroleum storage tank...
Sedgwick LLP
The Texas Supreme Court's opinion in Brady v. Klentzman has been characterized as a "win" for the media after a "tough week" but its practical import appears to further expose the media to defamation lawsuits...
Foley Hoag LLP
It's March, which means that wedding season is nearly upon us.
Foley Hoag LLP
Are journalists protected by anti-SLAPP statutes? Until last week, the likely answer would have been: "probably not," at least in Massachusetts.
Thompson Coburn LLP
President-elect Donald Trump just won a libel case against a critic — for the very same reason that real estate developer Donald Trump lost a libel case against a critic...
Foley & Lardner
Wisconsin has long held that expressions of opinion on matters of legitimate public interest are protected under a conditional privilege of fair comment.
Day Pitney LLP
The lawsuit by several New Jersey hospitals against Horizon Healthcare regarding its two-tiered health plan, OMNIA, is continuing...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
As we noted in our recent post on the Ninth Circuit case Kimzey v. Yelp! Inc., in the right circumstances, Section 230 of the CDA still provides robust protection against liability...
Reed Smith
On November 8, 2016, the District Court in the District of Massachusetts held that AIG has a duty to defend Bill Cosby against pending defamation claims under both Massachusetts and California law.
Foley Hoag LLP
Hypothetical: You go out for a nice stroll one Halloween only to have a neighbor emerge from his house with a pitchfork and accuse you of being a witch in front of the whole village.
Duane Morris LLP
The Georgia Supreme Court addressed a number of topics that are common in many defamation cases and clarified the law in the areas of defamation per se, limited purpose public figures and actual malice.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
A recent California court decision involving Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA) is creating considerable concern among social media companies and other website operators.
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Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
The concept of "fake news" has garnered substantial attention in recent years, evolving from its satirical literary origins into a passionately criticized Internet phenomenon.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
However, in a win for employers, the Texas Supreme Court recently ruled that Texas does not recognize such a claim, joining the majority of states and providing certainty to Texas employers.
Foley Hoag LLP
Last week, everyone in Washington, D.C. was talking about the invocation of "executive privilege," the ability of a President to withhold information...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
A recent California court decision involving Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA) is creating considerable concern among social media companies and other website operators.
Thompson Coburn LLP
Everything is terse on Twitter.
Foley Hoag LLP
Are journalists protected by anti-SLAPP statutes? Until last week, the likely answer would have been: "probably not," at least in Massachusetts.
Littler Mendelson
In a lawsuit involving both wrongful dismissal and defamation, Canada's Ontario Superior Court of Justice in Papp v. Stokes et al, 2017 ONSC 2357, has ruled that an employer's negative review...
Foley Hoag LLP
Hypothetical: You go out for a nice stroll one Halloween only to have a neighbor emerge from his house with a pitchfork and accuse you of being a witch in front of the whole village.
Foley Hoag LLP
It's March, which means that wedding season is nearly upon us.
Gray Reed & McGraw LLP
Back in late 2015, I wrote a five-part series on the Expanding Scope of the TCPA or Texas' Anti-SLAPP law.
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