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Court address claims of breach of contract, negligent termination and defamation alleged by educator

Court address claims of breach of contract, negligent termination and defamation alleged by educatorWilliams v. Buffalo Board of Education, et al, USCA, Second Circuit, Docket #17-3483-cvDr. Yamilette Williams, a school administrator, appealed a federal district court's ruling sustaining the Buffalo … Continue reading

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Federal Court Clears Ex-Hospital CEO to Pursue Defamation Lawsuit Against CNN

With all the discussion of “fake news” in recent years, it is important to remember that a free press is critical not only to the functioning of our government but also in holding businesses and other private entities–such as hospitals–accountable … Continue reading

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Top 5 Legal Issues for Podcasters – Number 3: Defamation

In this five-part series, we examine each of five potential intellectual property pitfalls podcasters can face and the steps you can take to reduce the likelihood of having one of these issues be the centerpiece of a lawsuit with your … Continue reading

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Families of Sandy Hook Victims Sue Online Conspiracy Theorist — Chicago Defamation Slander and Libel Attorneys Near Naperville

Tensions between American citizens are higher than ever with no sign of slowing down any time soon and there’s ample evidence that the 2016 election played a significant role in widening those divides. Trump’s presidential campaign ran on a platform … Continue reading

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Claims of absolute privilege and qualified privilege as a defense in lawsuits alleging defamation

Claims of absolute privilege and qualified privilege as a defense in lawsuits alleging defamationStega v New York Downtown Hosp., 2018 NY Slip Op 04687, Court of AppealsImmunity as a defense in lawsuits alleging the plaintiff was defamed by the respondent … Continue reading

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