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Judge Rules That Trump Can Be Deposed in Zervos Defamation Suit

A judge ruled that President Donald Trump could potentially be deposed in a defamation lawsuit brought forward by former ‘Apprentice’ contestant Summer Zervos. Zervos is among a dozen women to accuse the current commander-in-chief of unwanted sexual conduct. Denying each … Continue reading

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Stormy Daniel’s defamation complaint against President Trump [text]

In a lawsuit filed Monday in United States District Court in the Southern District of New York, lawyers for Stormy Daniels claimed she was falsely accused of unlawful behavior by a presidential tweet that questioned her credibility. President Trump’s tweet … Continue reading

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Judge Dismisses Libel Lawsuit Against John Oliver — Top Chicago Defamation Libel and Slander Attorneys Near Schaumburg

The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution grants all citizens the right to free and open speech. This is especially true of people in the media talking about public figures. The news couldn’t be the news (and it couldn’t be … Continue reading

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Social Media and Online Defamation

Today, social media is used more than ever by individuals and businesses alike. However, with its increasing use, social media is also a tool many may use to commit online defamation. Online defamation refers to posting or reposting a false … Continue reading

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Article in Judges' Journal is opinion, not actionable under defamation or false advertising law

Board of Forensic Document Document Examiners, Inc. v. American Bar Ass’n, No. 17 C 01130, 2018 WL 1014510 (N.D. Ill. Feb. 22, 2018)The Board of Forensic Document Examiners, and seven of its members, alleged defamation by an article appearing in … Continue reading

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