Apr
21

Twitter Defamation Case: Mara Feld v. Crystal Conway

April 21, 2014 at 6:00 am

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Last week, a publicized Twitter defamation lawsuit came to an unceremonious end when a judge simply dismissed it, sans trial. An equine scandal gone legal, Feld v. Conway clarified where the Federal Massachusetts District Court stands on the non-defamatory nature ...
Apr
17

Celebrity Defamation Update: Wolf & Bobby For The Win!

April 17, 2014 at 6:00 am

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Toupee Is At The Center Of Hollywood Celebrity Defamation Lawsuit Celebrity defamation lawsuits involving Hollywood movie studios are usually good for a laugh. The latest involving The Wolf of Wall Street is no exception. Andrew Greene – a former Stratton ...
Apr
16

Lexmark v. Static Control: SCOTUS’ New False Advertising Standard

April 16, 2014 at 6:00 am

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A recent Supreme Court ruling resulted in a criteria change regarding lawsuits for false advertising. The case, Lexmark v. Static Control, and the new ruling have created a consistent national rule for those who can sue for false advertising under ...
Apr
11

Revenge Porn Update: Illinois’ New Law

April 11, 2014 at 11:00 am

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Revenge porn, defined as knowingly distributing prurient videos or photographs without consent, is on the rise – and lawmakers are moving quickly to stomp out the scourge. Many states have already moved to eradicate revenge porn from their borders – ...