Tag Archives: defamation lawsuits

Sarah Palin and “actual malice”

This news (below) was to be expected. Thing is, people who sue for defamation should first grasp the definition of defamation. So now I’m musing over whether Palin’s lawyers weren’t able to explain “defamation” to her, along with the likelihood … Continue reading

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Defamation in the Trump universe

A small group of superrich Americans — the president-elect among them — has laid the groundwork for an unprecedented legal assault on the media. Can they succeed? Source: Billionaires vs. the Press in the Era of Trump – The New … Continue reading

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Defamation: if you’re defamed, should you sue?

I picked up this excellent advisory from a law firm, McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC, on Twitter. It covers what defamation is and what they explain to clients about suing–the whys and why nots. With so much naked stuff out … Continue reading

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