A judge is allowing a defamation lawsuit brought by the mayor of Methuen, Massachusetts James Jajuga to go to trial […]
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.
MSNBC host Joy Reid is being sued for defamation for using her substantial social media presence to publish an inaccurate […]
Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio filed a lawsuit seeking $147.5 million in damages against The New York Times and a member […]
Click here to see updated post on the dismissal of the suit Former Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore is suing […]
Reprinted with Permission from Ballard Spahr In an opinion and order issued yesterday, a Nevada state court dismissed with prejudice […]
Parents of Paul Tatum, a teenager who committed suicide, sued now retired columnist Steve Blow at The Dallas Morning News for libel in regards to a piece he wrote in 2010 about their son's death. The court however decided the column was protected by the First Amendment as it was an opinion piece and therefore protected speech. "The publication of Blow's column may have run afoul of certain journalistic, ethical, and other standards. But the standards governing the law of defamation are not among them," wrote Justice Jeff Brown, a former Texas Supreme Court chief justice who handled the case in the Supreme Court.
In an escalation of defamation lawsuits brought by and against Roy Moore for alleged sexual misconduct, the latest volley is […]