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Ford & Harrison LLP
There are countless television shows and movies that offer viewers a front-row seat to witness fictional characters engaged in salacious behavior that ultimately lands them in court.
Withers LLP
The evidence from both sides of the case is what you might expect to find in bitter divorce proceedings: drunken meltdowns, tense arguments, and physical abuse.
Carter Ledyard & Milburn
New York recently enacted an enhanced version of its 30-year-old "Anti-SLAPP" law. These statutes, which have proliferated nationally, are meant to target what are known as "SLAPPS" – so-called...
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
Before the term "super spreader" became inseparable from the coronavirus, it was sometimes used to describe individuals (and artificial intelligence) responsible for the...
Pryor Cashman LLP
Judy Poller, co-chair of the firm's Family Law practice, was interviewed by Reuters in connection with the highly-publicized divorce and libel lawsuit between actors Johnny Depp and Amber Heard.
Haynes and Boone
Texas federal courts have sent a clear message to those considering filing a defamation suit over online statements – personal jurisdiction only exists if the statements concern the forum...
Foster Garvey
After a few quiet weeks, last week produced a number of stories that caught our attention and made it into our weekly Update, including two interesting stories on customer reviews. Enjoy.
Arnold & Porter
In Micheli & Shel, LLC v. Grubhub, Inc, et al., the US District Court for the Southern District of New York compelled arbitration of a delivery fee dispute between an Israeli-style bakery and food delivery apps.
Snell & Wilmer
Controversial and heated business dealings with or involving public entities are all too familiar: A developer or other business seeks to pursue a project or to obtain public funding and, in response, local individuals or organizations emerge to oppose such ambitions.
Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass
Plaintiffs alleged over $6.1M in damages for the insurance company's denial of coverage for a new residential apartment building in New York that suffered ongoing water infiltration.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Just one day after the judge in Sarah's Palin's case against The New York Times announced that no reasonable jury could return a verdict for Ms. Palin...
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
In a very surprising move, Judge Jed S. Rakoff indicated that he would dismiss Sarah Palin's defamation case against The New York Times while the jury was still deliberating.
Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass
In this case, Plaintiffs alleged over $6.1M in damages for the insurance company's denial of coverage for a new residential apartment building in New York that suffered ongoing water infiltration.
Archer & Greiner P.C.
Whether social media posts can constitute statements of fact capable of supporting a claim for defamation is an issue that has split courts across the country for quite some time.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
With so many high-profile defamation litigations pending across the nation, a recent jury verdict for Cardi B at the conclusion of trial in a Georgia federal court...
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
The judicial privilege provides "absolute immunity for communications which are issued in the regular course of judicial proceedings and which are pertinent and material to the redress or relief sought."
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
A recent decision out of the Delaware Superior Court explores the line between breaking news and defamation. Dominion Voting Systems was the subject of conservative...
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
Jonathan B. Skowron published a client alert, "PA Supreme Court Holds Online Defamation Cases Can Be Brought Almost Anywhere In Pennsylvania."
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
On Monday, a Connecticut court found Alex Jones liable for defamation in claims brought by the families of eight people killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre and an FBI agent who responded to the mass shooting.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
This week, the Ninth Circuit examines whether private companies can count as foreign sovereigns for purposes of immunity, and when broad statements can plausibly be read to refer to specific individuals under Washington State defamation law.
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