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Holland & Knight
In Tandon v. Newsom, 141 S.Ct. 1294 (2021) (per curiam), the U.S. Supreme Court enjoined pending appeal California's imposition of a blanket limitation during the COVID-19 pandemic...
Fenwick & West LLP
The Communications Decency Act of 1996 (CDA) was a landmark law enacted to regulate content on the internet. The purpose of the legislation was to regulate indecent and obscene material online...
Cooley LLP
Ruling sides with Cooley amicus brief on behalf of Anti-Defamation League, the Boston Bar Association, civil rights groups, local businesses and Boston sports teams...
Littler Mendelson
Under Financial Industry Regulatory Authority's (FINRA) rules, whenever broker-dealers, registered investment advisers, or issuers of securities (FINRA member) terminate the employment of a...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Appearance is arguably the most important aspect of modeling. Whether a model is practicing poses in the mirror, or sitting in the makeup chair and being prepped for a photoshoot
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
In November 2020, I blogged about New York's passage of an updated anti-SLAPP statute that provides powerful protections to defendants facing libel ...
Littler Mendelson
Regardless of social media policies establishing expectations for employee conduct online, online harassment is still a prevalent issue in the workplace as well as in society more generally.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On February 9, 2021, the New York Appellate Division, First Department, unanimously affirmed a lower court's dismissal of a defamation action brought by Eros International plc against hedge funds and other investors who opined.
Harris Bricken
As I mentioned in my last post, litigation claims continue to evolve and expand in the cannabis industry, and we've noticed substantial interest in defamation claims.
Harris Bricken
Last year, we had a mini-series on the blog that covered the five most common causes of action we were seeing in the cannabis industry.
Hodgson Russ LLP
A federal judge in New York has dismissed a lawsuit against the New York Times, issuing a ruling likely to be cited by the news media and others in the coming months and years.
Hodgson Russ LLP
Breaking with decades of precedent, a New York appeals court has ruled that it is no longer "defamation per se" to falsely claim that someone is homosexual.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
In August of 2016, Michael Mennella arrived at Miami International Airport to travel to Las Vegas, Nevada on an American Airlines flight.
Butler Weihmuller Katz Craig LLP
One developing area of Florida law is whether a public official can be held liable for defamation for statements written by an official on Facebook, Instagram, other social media sites, or a blog.
Haynes and Boone
Defendants in defamation lawsuits have a myriad of available defenses. One of them, the libel-proof plaintiff doctrine, holds that even if the defendants made false statements, the plaintiff may...
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
On November 13, 2020, Frankfurt Kurnit held its Third Annual Ethics Summit. The Summit consisted of three hour-long panels, earning the attendees three ethics CLE credits in New York and California.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The jury awarded Tilkey $2.7 million in compensatory and $16 million in punitive damages.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Allstate terminated Michael Tilkey, a 30-year employee who sold life insurance, after Tilkey's arrest in Arizona following a domestic dispute with his girlfriend.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Global use of U.S.-based electronic communication service providers (ECSPs) has proliferated1 such that many foreign disputes necessarily involve communications sent or received through, for example, Gmail, Yahoo, and Hotmail.
Withers LLP
Johnny Depp has suffered a reputation malfunction. A significant loss in the London libel courts has him emerging from an effort to restore a reputation tarnished by a small tabloid op-ed...
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