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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.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: On September 17, 2021, the Illinois Appellate Court issued its highly-anticipated decision in Tims v. Black Horse Carriers, Inc., 2021 IL App (1st) 200563 (1st Dist. Sept. 17, 2021)...
Bertram LLP
On July 14, 2021, a New York state judge excluded evidence of sexual harassment allegations against former Tinder CEO Gregory Blatt in the long-running litigation between the founders of Tinder and Match.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
In the US District Court for the District of Delaware earlier this month, Judge Bibas dismissed Michael Avenatti's defamation claims against Fox News, which stemmed from Fox News' coverage...
Fisher Broyles
In the recent decision of DG BF, LLC, et al. v. Michael Ray, et al., C.A. No. 2020-0459-MTZ (Del. Ch. June 30, 2021), the Delaware Court of Chancery declined to exercise subject matter jurisdiction...
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
A federal judge in the Northern District of Georgia has dismissed counterclaims by blogger Latasha Kebe against rapper Cardi B (a/k/a Belcalis Almánzar), in a defamation action filed by Cardi B against Kebe.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Last week, I wrote about a new lawsuit filed by Sacha Baron Cohen in federal court in Massachusetts arising from the use of an image of his Borat character on a highway billboard to promote a cannabis dispensary.
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
On June 25, 2021, the Supreme Court issued an important decision on Article III standing in class actions that will have a significant impact on the way class actions are certified...
Taft Stettinius & Hollister
Each Supreme Court term, the justices issue a handful of decisions of which the lasting significance far outstrips the media attention the cases received at the time.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
For the second time in two years, Clarence Thomas voiced his displeasure with the seminal defamation case, New York Times Co. v. Sullivan, 376 U.S. 254 (1964).
Holland & Knight
The U.S. Supreme Court has upended a class damages award of $40 million under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) against TransUnion, one of the "Big Three" credit reporting agencies.
Mayer Brown
Last Friday, the Supreme Court reversed the class-wide judgment in TransUnion LLC v. Ramirez (pdf), concluding that the lower courts had not properly applied the Court's holding in Spokeo Inc. v. Robins...
Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders
Today, the Supreme Court issued its opinion in TransUnion LLC v. Ramirez, holding that a concrete injury requires more than the existence of a risk of harm that never materializes.
Ballard Spahr LLP
FINRA requires that firms file Form U5 when a registered representative leaves for any reason, including resignation, voluntary departure, or discharge
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...
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