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Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
Copyright by, and republished with permission of, Habitat Magazine.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander? Not necessarily. The Ninth Circuit and California Court of Appeals recently decided two cases that substantially limit the scope and application
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
New Yorkers own hundreds of thousands of cats, dogs, farm animals and other pets.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: The U.S. Virgin Islands and Westchester County, New York have enacted legislation which brings these jurisdictions into the growing "Ban the Box" trend.
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
When a business gets sued it looks to its various insurance policies for coverage and a defense.
McLane Middleton, Professional Association
In just one click, they can hand out the dreaded one-star review without any evidence to support the rating.
Proskauer Rose LLP
In what is one of the most recent attempts to circumvent the immunity provided in Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act ("CDA" or "CDA Section 230")
Bowditch & Dewey
Darrell Peoples ("Peoples"), an African-American former "grounds person and heavy equipment operator" at Wichita State University ("WSU"), sued WSU and a female coworker,
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
In the wake of the #MeToo movement, many state legislatures have begun to take action to provide greater protections for victims of sexual harassment and make it easier for them
Thompson Coburn LLP
The Internet has clearly changed how we think about facts and truth, as the Stormy Daniels versus President Donald Trump case illustrates
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
A Rhode Island court recently dismissed claims against a consumer products blogger.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
As we have noted previously, the California Court of Appeal's Hassell v. Bird decision in 2016 upholding an injunction requiring Yelp to remove certain user reviews was discouraging to social media companies and other online intermediaries, as well as to fans of Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act and proponents of Internet free speech generally.
Bowditch & Dewey
One state has addressed this issue through new legislation.
Proskauer Rose LLP
In a closely-followed dispute, the California Supreme Court vacated a lower court order, based upon a default judgment in a defamation action, which had directed Yelp, Inc. ("Yelp")...
Mintz
California Governor Jerry Brown recently signed into law A.B. 2770, creating new protections for employers, witnesses, and complainants from defamation lawsuits related to making, assisting, or discussing...
Proskauer Rose LLP
A San Diego jury awarded that amount to a former employee who claimed he was wrongfully terminated based on his arrest record and then defamed.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On July 9, 2018, California Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 2770 (AB 2770) into law.
Proskauer Rose LLP
California Governor Jerry Brown has signed Assembly Bill 2770 (Assembly Member Irwin; D-Thousand Oaks), an act to amend Section 47 of the Civil Code. The bill should protect both sexual harassment victims and employers...
Thompson Coburn LLP
Defamation by tweet isn't news anymore, but surely a new barrier was broken when the Idaho Supreme Court found potential defamation in the name a family gave to their home wireless network.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Based on copyright infringement, emotional distress and other claims, a federal district court in California awarded $6.4 million to a victim of revenge porn, the posting of explicit material without the subject's consent.
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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander? Not necessarily. The Ninth Circuit and California Court of Appeals recently decided two cases that substantially limit the scope and application
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
Copyright by, and republished with permission of, Habitat Magazine.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: The U.S. Virgin Islands and Westchester County, New York have enacted legislation which brings these jurisdictions into the growing "Ban the Box" trend.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
New Yorkers own hundreds of thousands of cats, dogs, farm animals and other pets.
Thompson Coburn LLP
The Internet has clearly changed how we think about facts and truth, as the Stormy Daniels versus President Donald Trump case illustrates
Bowditch & Dewey
One state has addressed this issue through new legislation.
Mintz
California Governor Jerry Brown recently signed into law A.B. 2770, creating new protections for employers, witnesses, and complainants from defamation lawsuits related to making, assisting, or discussing...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
As we have noted previously, the California Court of Appeal's Hassell v. Bird decision in 2016 upholding an injunction requiring Yelp to remove certain user reviews was discouraging to social media companies and other online intermediaries, as well as to fans of Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act and proponents of Internet free speech generally.
Proskauer Rose LLP
California Governor Jerry Brown has signed Assembly Bill 2770 (Assembly Member Irwin; D-Thousand Oaks), an act to amend Section 47 of the Civil Code. The bill should protect both sexual harassment victims and employers...
McLane Middleton, Professional Association
In just one click, they can hand out the dreaded one-star review without any evidence to support the rating.
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