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Smollett’s Attorneys Sued For Defamation — Chicago Defamation Libel and Slander Attorneys Near Oak Brook and Naperville

Smollett’s Alleged Attackers Sue His Attorneys for Defamation The case of the alleged attack against Jussie Smollett continues to get even more strange. After an outpouring of love and support following an allegedly racist and homophobic attack on Jussie Smollett … Continue reading

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Defamation in hostile proceedings: key takeaways from the Eshelman v. Auerback saga

It will come as no surprise to those who have participated in a proxy fight to learn that these disputes can be heated affairs.   Parties to a fight will routinely seek to discredit the other side to bolster their own … Continue reading

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The elements of defamation

The Johannesburg High Court discussed the balance between the constitutional right to freedom of expression and the required respect for inherent dignity ‘to all human beings’. The defendant in Mostert v Nash argued the allegedly defamatory statements made about the … Continue reading

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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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