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Defamation
Methuen Square

Massachusetts Mayor Can Pursue Defamation Suit Against Local Paper, Judge Rules

A judge is allowing a defamation lawsuit brought by the mayor of Methuen, Massachusetts James Jajuga to go to trial […]

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Elon Musk

Citing First Amendment Rights, Tesla Founder Musk Seeks To Dismiss Defamation Suit

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is asking a judge to dismiss a libel claim against him brought by a British diver involved in the international rescue mission of young boys trapped in a flooded cave in Thailand, arguing that his Tweets calling the diver a "pedo" and "child rapist" were an opinion and could not be construed as facts.

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Buzzfeed Prevails In Defamation Lawsuit Filed By Russian Executive For Publishing Dossier

A federal judge ruled in Buzzfeed’s favor in a lawsuit brought by Russian technology executive Aleksej Gubarev. Gubarev claimed that he was […]

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Joy Reid

Does RT=Defamatory Endorsement? MSNBC’s Joy Reid Sued For Defamation Over a Retweet

MSNBC host Joy Reid is being sued for defamation for using her substantial social media presence to publish an inaccurate […]

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Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Ex-Sheriff Seeking $147.5 Million in Defamation Suit Against NY Times

Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio filed a lawsuit seeking $147.5 million in damages against The New York Times and a member […]

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Roy Moore and Sacha Baron Cohen

Roy Moore Sues Sacha Baron Cohen For $95 Million In Defamation Case

Former Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore is suing Sacha Baron Cohen, CBS, and Showtime for defamation, intentional infliction of emotional […]

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Charges Dropped Against New Hampshire Man Arrested For Defaming Police Chief

The Exeter police dropped charges against Robert Frese who was arrested for criminal defamation of a police chief for a […]

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Free Speech Advocates Concerned Over Revenge Pornography Bill In Rhode Island

Rhode Island’s Governor Gina Raimondo signed a revenge pornography bill into law despite concerns and a request for a veto […]

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