Tag Archives: Libel

[Eugene Volokh] N.H. Criminal Libel Charges (for Allegedly Libeling Police Chief) Dropped

Charges have been dropped in that case I blogged about Wednesday, reports Sea Coast Online (Alex LaCasse): Citing a review by the New Hampshire attorney general's office, Exeter police dropped the criminal defamation charge against Robert Frese for online comments … 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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Defamation, Libel, & Slander, Oh My!

There are a number of cyclical legal issues that keep people fishing for assistance. One of those is the issue of defamation. Generally, defamation is an all-encompassing category for the torts of libel and slander. Libel is a malicious statement … Continue reading

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California Court of Appeal Allows Dentist To Sue Writers Of Negative Yelp Review For Libel

A common question we receive from our professional clients such as doctors and health care providers is what they can do when there is a negative review online — whether it be Google, Yelp or other websites. Often common sense … Continue reading

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