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Sedgwick LLP
On August 29, 2017, U.S. District Court Judge for the Southern District of New York, Jed S. Rakoff, dismissed Sarah Palin's defamation lawsuit against The New York Times. The case was filed in June 2017. Judge Rakoff stated that Ms. Palin's complaint failed to show that a mistake in an editorial was made maliciously.
Proskauer Rose LLP
ZL Technologies brought suit, alleging libel per se and online impersonation, against seven anonymous individuals who represented themselves as current or former ZL employees and who posted critical reviews of ZL's management ...
Duane Morris LLP
In a decision addressing what constitutes malice for determining whether a public figure has been defamed, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed Sarah Palin's defamation lawsuit...
Foley Hoag LLP
What if people thought you said that "slavery wasn't so bad?"
Morrison & Foerster LLP
An article on The Verge has some useful tips on how to use the function, which is called Snap Map, and how to turn it off.
Pryor Cashman LLP
Nearly four years after allegedly being groped backstage during a photo op at a concert in Denver, Taylor Swift's civil case against former Colorado radio host, David Mueller, is set to begin trial.
Foley Hoag LLP
Is it defamatory to falsely accuse someone of infringing intellectual property?
K&L Gates
Although Defendant imposed a litigation hold 2 weeks after the relevant complaint was filed, it did not specifically address web browser history.
Tarter Krinsky & Drogin LLP
Reputation Management co-chair Mark Rosenberg spoke with Inside Counsel for the article, "Dealing with Negative or Defamatory Reviews on Social Media."
Pryor Cashman LLP
On June 27, 2017, former Alaska governor and Republican vice presidential nominee, Sarah Palin, filed a defamation lawsuit against The New York Times, seeking, among other things, special and punitive damages.
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...
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Sedgwick LLP
On August 29, 2017, U.S. District Court Judge for the Southern District of New York, Jed S. Rakoff, dismissed Sarah Palin's defamation lawsuit against The New York Times. The case was filed in June 2017. Judge Rakoff stated that Ms. Palin's complaint failed to show that a mistake in an editorial was made maliciously.
Proskauer Rose LLP
ZL Technologies brought suit, alleging libel per se and online impersonation, against seven anonymous individuals who represented themselves as current or former ZL employees and who posted critical reviews of ZL's management ...
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.
Foley Hoag LLP
What if people thought you said that "slavery wasn't so bad?"
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
In a decision addressing what constitutes malice for determining whether a public figure has been defamed, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed Sarah Palin's defamation lawsuit...
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.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
An article on The Verge has some useful tips on how to use the function, which is called Snap Map, and how to turn it off.
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...
Thompson Coburn LLP
Everything is terse on Twitter.
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