Tag Archives: defamation

False charges of pedophilia: the default smear of Putin and his pawns

“Pawns,” in this case, are in the American right wing. I just ran into this New York Times story about Stalin’s killing spree and where he hid the bodies. I began reading it because my family and family friends were … Continue reading

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Evidence that South Carolina has achieved a post-racist-douchebag society

Found this in John Ross’s Circuit Court review in the Volokh Report (although this is a state court case): High school football players in Charleston, S.C. have an “innocent ritual” in which they make monkey noises while smashing a watermelon … Continue reading

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See what happens when a tweet goes viral?

All the gossipy, vicious Nazi fun goes out of the world when someone sues for defamation. This, from John Ross’s Volokh Report’s summaries of federal cases: Twitter flips out after woman at rally for then-candidate Donald Trump sieg heils in … Continue reading

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