Category Archives: A. Why sue and who sues?

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The Sue Rule: anyone can sue anyone at any time, but…

It’s a rule. I learned it years ago from a lawyer I worked for. The “but” is most significant. (Can also be spelled “butt.”) As Darrell Issa learned when he sued an opponent for defamation. Here’s DailyKos Elections dish about … Continue reading

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Sarah Palin defamation suit v NYT dismissed

Ooh ooh ooh, I do so love being right! Thanks to Zoe Tillman, who tweeted the news even before the Times posted it. And do read Judge Jed Rakoff’s paragraph below about the First Amendment and political journalism. It shines … Continue reading

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How to serve a (cowardly) Nazi with a lawsuit

When nail ‘n’ mail doesn’t work. Because you can’t find a doorway upon which to nail it. Definition of Nail and mail–Nail and mail service is the posting of the notice on the person’s home and then mailing him a … Continue reading

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