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NYTimes Reporter Gets Bogus Defamation Lawsuit Dismissed As Judge Philosophizes About SLAPP Suits

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NYTimes Reporter Gets Bogus Defamation Lawsuit Dismissed As Judge Philosophizes About SLAPP Suits

NYTimes Reporter Gets Bogus Defamation Lawsuit Dismissed As Judge Philosophizes About SLAPP Suits

Another day, another SLAPP suit. Back in 2015, NY Times reporter Eric Lipton wrote an interesting article detailing the close ties of the food industry with various academics in ways that some might find questionable. Most of the discussion focused on companies on both sides of the debate around whether or not there should be mandated labels on genetically modified foods (so called GMOs). And while it was one side of the debate that encouraged Lipton to look into this, he used Freedom of Information laws to get emails from a bunch of academic scientists working at state universities. This practice is a bit more controversial than other types of Freedom of Information laws -- which are normally used to access government records from those in actual government ...

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Elon Musk May Have Talked His Way Into A Pretty Serious Defamation Lawsuit

techdirt.com     7+ mon ago

from the no-slapp-issues-here dept So many defamation lawsuits that we see are so obviously bogus on their face that often it feels like we should reconsider the...

Court Dismisses Defamation Lawsuit Over Steele Dossier

techdirt.com     7+ mon ago

from the slappity-slapp-slapp dept You may have noticed that an awful lot of news broke yesterday concerning a wide variety of legal cases all touching on the Pr...

Billionaire Steve Wynn, Who Once Tried To Kill Nevada's Anti-SLAPP Law, Loses Defamation Case Under That Law

techdirt.com     7+ mon ago

from the now-you-see-why... dept Back in 2015, we wrote about some apparent backroom dealing in Nevada, in which the legislature seemed poised to get rid of that...

Court Awards $12,500 For 'Emotional Harm' From Bogus Copyright Lawsuit

techdirt.com     8+ mon ago

from the it's-something dept Almost a year ago, we wrote about a somewhat complex set of cases involving a woman named Shirley Johnson, who posted videos to YouTube that were critical of the New Des...

Appeals Court Upholds Dismissal Of Defamation Lawsuit Against Actor James Woods

Appeals Court Upholds Dismissal Of Defamation Lawsuit Against Actor James Woods

techdirt.com     1+ mon ago

James Woods -- saved from a defamation lawsuit by a question mark -- has just had his dismissal affirmed by the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. Whatever schadenfreude there was to ...

San Francisco's Climate Case Against Big Oil Gets Dismissed

wired.com     9+ mon ago

On Monday, a San Francisco federal judge ruled in favor of Big Oil, throwing out a prominent lawsuit brought by two California cities, Oakland and San Francisco, over the fossil fuel industry s resp...

Tennessee Senate Unanimously Passes Actual Anti-SLAPP Bill

Tennessee Senate Unanimously Passes Actual Anti-SLAPP Bill

techdirt.com     1+ week ago

Devin Nunes Has Filed A Second Bullshit Defamation Lawsuit Telling You All About A News Article He Doesn't Want You To Read Tennessee Senate Unanimously Passes Actual Anti-SLAPP B...


Stormy Daniels Donald Trump defamation lawsuit dismissed by judge

gopusa.com     6+ mon ago

A federal judge on Monday dismissed porn star Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit against President Trump, saying the president was well within his First Amendment rights when he took to Twitter to moc...

Stormy Daniels' Donald Trump defamation lawsuit dismissed by judge

washingtontimes.com     6+ mon ago

By Stephen Dinan - The Washington Times - Monday, October 15, 2018 A federal judge on Monday dismissed porn star Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit against President Trump, saying the president was w...

Stormy Daniels defamation lawsuit against Trump dismissed

theguardian.com     6+ mon ago

Federal judge also ordered adult film actor to pay Trump's legal fees, but has not yet fixed an amount Mon 15 Oct 2018 20.32 EDT Last modified on Tue 16 Oct 2018 07.54 EDT A defamation lawsuit filed...

A Federal Judge Dismissed A Defamation Lawsuit Against BuzzFeed Over The Trump Dossier

A Federal Judge Dismissed A Defamation Lawsuit Against BuzzFeed Over The Trump Dossier

buzzfeednews.com     4+ mon ago

BuzzFeed News Has Won A Lawsuit Over Its Decision To Publish The Trump Dossier Twitter BuzzFeed News Has Won A Lawsuit Ove...

WATCH: Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit against Trump dismissed

abcnews.go.com     6+ mon ago

A federal judge in California dismissed Daniels' defamation claim against the president and ordered her to reimburse Trump's legal fees for defending the lawsuit. A win for president trump and his le...

President Trump Gets Stormy Daniels' Defamation Suit Dismissed

tmz.com     6+ mon ago

He tweeted, "A sketch years later about a nonexistent man. A total con job, playing the Fake News Media for Fools (but they know it)!" Monday, a federal judge tossed the suit, describing the tweet as...

Judge dismisses Stormy Daniels' Trump defamation lawsuit

upi.com     6+ mon ago

Oct. 15 (UPI) -- A federal judge dismissed Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump on Monday. U.S. District Judge S. James Otero ruled the tweet at the center of Daniels' la...

U.S. judge dismisses Stormy Daniels defamation lawsuit...

dailymail.co.uk     6+ mon ago

WASHINGTON, Oct 15 (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Monday dismissed adult film actress Stormy Daniels's defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump and ordered her to pay his attorney's fees, saying...

Judge allows Ashley Judd defamation lawsuit against...

dailymail.co.uk     7+ mon ago

Updated: 19:29 EDT, 19 September 2018 By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES, Sept 19 (Reuters) - A lawsuit by actress As...

Pitino lawsuit vs. Adidas dismissed by judge

espn.com     8+ mon ago

A U.S. District Court judge on Tuesday granted Adidas' motion to dismiss former Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino's federal lawsuit against the apparel company, agreeing th...

Longtime NYTimes Political Reporter Clymer Dies

newsmax.com     7+ mon ago

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Judge dismisses Stormy Daniels defamation lawsuit against Trump

reuters.com     6+ mon ago

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Monday dismissed adult film actress Stormy Daniels's defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump and ordered her to pay his attorney's fees, saying a tweet...

Judge Allows Defamation Lawsuit Against Greenpeace To Proceed

Judge Allows Defamation Lawsuit Against Greenpeace To Proceed

dailycaller.com     2+ mon ago

A U.S. District Court judge allowed a forestry company's defamation lawsuit against Greenpeace and affiliated groups to proceed Tuesday, but dismissed racketeering claims leveled a...

Judge told again: Lawsuit against Arkansas justices dismissed

msn.com     7+ mon ago

I'm already a fan, don't show this again...

Judge told again: Lawsuit against Arkansas justices dismissed

nwaonline.com     7+ mon ago

By Linda Satter Posted: August 30, 2018 at 4:30 a.m. The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday refused to reconside...

U.S. judge dismisses Stormy Daniels defamation lawsuit against Trump

jpost.com     6+ mon ago

A US judge on Monday dismissed adult film actress Stormy Daniels's defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump and ordered her to pay his attorney's fees, saying a tweet the president had writte...

Federal judge dismisses Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit against Trump

cnn.com     6+ mon ago

(CNN)A federal judge has dismissed adult film star Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump. Daniels sued Trump after he said in a tweet that her story of a man threatening h...

Judge dismisses Stormy Daniels defamation lawsuit against Donald Trump

abcnews.go.com     6+ mon ago

A federal judge in California late Monday dismissed Daniels' defamation claim against the president and ordered her to reimburse Trump's legal fees for defending the lawsuit. An attorney for the pres...

Judge Tosses Defamation Lawsuit Against Bill O   Reilly, Fox News

Judge Tosses Defamation Lawsuit Against Bill O Reilly, Fox News

lawandcrime.com     1+ mon ago

A defamation case brought against 21st Century Fox, Fox News, and former network host Bill O'Reilly by a former producer was dismissed on Tuesday. Judge Deborah Batts of the Southe...

Federal judge throws out Flint water researcher   s defamation lawsuit

Federal judge throws out Flint water researcher s defamation lawsuit

mlive.com     4+ week ago

FLINT, MI -- A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a Flint water researcher from Virginia Tech university who had claimed a water activist and others disparaged his repu...

Judge Dismisses Stormy Daniels' Defamation Lawsuit Against Donald Trump

huffingtonpost.com     6+ mon ago

A federal judge on Monday dismissed a defamation lawsuit filed by porn star Stormy Daniels against President Donald Trump and ordered the woman to pay the president's legal fees. U.S. District Judge ...

Judge throws out Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit against Trump

syracuse.com     6+ mon ago

A federal judge on Monday dismissed a lawsuit from adult film actress Stormy Daniels that claimed President Donald Trump defamed her when he suggested she had lied about being threatened to keep quiet...

What Trump Gets Right About Europe (NYTimes--ho li cao!)

freerepublic.com     10+ mon ago

What Trump Gets Right About Europe (NYTimes--ho li cao!) Most people can agree that international affairs should not be conducted by tweet especially when the tweeter in question is Donald Trump. A...

Stormy Daniels   s Hush Money Lawsuit Is Dismissed by Judge

Stormy Daniels s Hush Money Lawsuit Is Dismissed by Judge

nytimes.com     1+ mon ago

A federal judge on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit brought against President Trump and his former lawyer by Stormy Daniels, a pornographic film actress who was paid to keep quiet abou...

Lawsuit against drag queen story hour dismissed by judge

Lawsuit against drag queen story hour dismissed by judge

libertyunyielding.com     3+ mon ago

Lawsuit against drag queen story hour dismissed by judge The lawsuit against Drag Queen Storytime at the Houston Public Libr...

Twitter Defamation Lawsuit

seekingalpha.com     1+ mon ago

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Majority of Hunt?s Lawsuit Against UFC Gets Dismissed

Majority of Hunt?s Lawsuit Against UFC Gets Dismissed

mmamania.com     2+ mon ago

Mark Hunt's lawsuit against UFC is quickly losing steam as all but one claim was dismissed earlier this week by a U.S. District Court judge in Nevada. The former UFC heavyweight f...

Federal Judge Dismisses Stormy Daniels' Defamation Lawsuit Against Donald Trump

buzzfeednews.com     6+ mon ago

A federal judge on Monday tossed out Stormy Daniels' lawsuit alleging that President Donald Trump defamed her in a tweet, ordering Daniels to pay Trump's attorney's fees if he chooses to have her do s...

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