Defamation

Type: Keyphrase
Name: Defamation
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 29 mins ago - 3 reports

Iran Lawsuit Has Eric Holder Terrified

Just what, exactly, is going on with the advocacy group United Against Nuclear Iran ? That's a question U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder doesn't want answered.Yesterday the Department of Justice asked a federal district court to dismiss a defamation ... [Published Bloomberg View - 29 mins ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 32 mins ago - 2 reports

Concern at attacks on Oscar judge

REUTERS Judge Thokozile Masipa reads her verdict during the trial of Oscar Pistorius.Several legal organisations said they were concerned by the threats and personal attacks directed at Judge Thokozile Masipa who presided over the trial of Paralympian, ... [Published Daily News South Africa - 8 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Jayalalithaa files defamation case against Subramanian Swamy for his controversial tweet

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa on Tuesday initiated another criminal defamation case against BJP leader Subramanian Swamy for his statement against her on a social networking site.This is the third defamation case filed by Jayalalithaa ... [Published Times of India - 3 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Defamation complaint: Saber Ali seeks written apology from Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Former JD(U) leader Sabir Ali on Tuesday sought before a Delhi court a "written apology" from BJP Vice President Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi , against whom he has filed a criminal defamation complaint for allegedly linking him with arrested Indian Mujahideen ... [Published DNA India - 5 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Bitter tweet: defamation in social media

Ahead of a video hangout on Wednesday answering your legal questions Stephen von Muenster looks at how defamation law is evolving in social media.140 defamatory characters posted in the Twitter-sphere could cost tens of thousands of dollars in damages, ... [Published Mumbrella - 6 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Clarifying Maine law on wrongful termination and defamation

By James PuddingtonA magistrate judge recently issued a recommended decision clarifying Maine law on wrongful termination and defamation to the U.S. District Court for the District of Maine. The magistrate judge held that for an employer to be liable ... [Published HRnext - 7 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

What is a Defamation of Character?

FalsityThe first element of a defamation suit is falsity. Just because the statement is damaging does not mean that it is defamation. Additionally, defamation is not based on an opinion statement, such as “I think” or “I believe.” Instead, it is a comment ... [Published HG.org - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

Supreme Court of Texas rules in favor of removal of internet defamation

On Aug. 29, the Supreme Court of Texas made a significant . In Kinney v. Barnes, the court held that authors of defamatory online posts can be required to remove the posts. However, a permanent injunction restricting future postings of the same or similar ... [Published Lexology - 13 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Defamation suit against Imran adjourned

LAHOREAdditional District and Sessions Judge Yasir Nadeem Razzaq on Monday adjourned hearing of a Rs 100 million defamation suit, filed by former interim Punjab Chief Minister Najam Sethi against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan for ... [Published The News International - 15 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 2 reports

Is it more like Kafka or 1984?

by UghI'm leaning Kafka, but could be convinced otherwise, or why not both?  The Justice Department intervened late Friday in a defamation lawsuit against United Against Nuclear Iran, a prominent advocacy group that pushes for tough sanctions against ... [Published Obsidian Wings - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 3 reports

Samsung points at LG in damage claim

Samsung has asked Seoul prosecutors to investigate "a president and other executives of a Korean company" for defamation, property damage and obstruction of business. LG admitted its executives are the target.Samsung complained earlier washing machines ... [Published Hong Kong Standard - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

‘Stop campaign of calumny’

A governorship aspirant in Delta State, Dr. Ngozi Olejeme, yesterday accused politicians of carrying out a campaign of calumny, mudslinging and character assassination against her.Dr. Olejeme, who is aspiring on the platform of the Peoples Democratic ... [Published The Nation Nigeria - Sep 15 2014]

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...His phones were switched off. BJP spokesperson Hitesh Bajpai didn’t comment on Mishra’s allegations. "The allegations are not worthy of any comment,” said Bajpai."
...magnate Victor Restis, who is suing UANI in district court, alleging the group defaming him when it sent a letter claiming his companies were "frontmen for the illicit activities of the Iranian regime.” Restis, who also is facing prosecution in Greece for fraud at a failed bank his family controlled, is represented by Washington defense lawyer Abbe Lowell, the go-to guy for tainted government officials ."
...I personally motivate the Romani children there: "Do you want to be hungry all the time like your Mom, or will you study so you can be somebody?" I know those children live in such difficult conditions that unless I am able to offer them something more than just empty talk they have almost no chance...
... Section 7 gives employees the statutory right to collectively act "to improve terms and conditions of employment or otherwise improve their lot as employees" and that includes the right to use social media for that purpose

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Strategist agrees to apologize for robocall aga... [Published Jackson and Lansing Business - 4 hours ago]
Defamation complaint: Saber Ali seeks written a... [Published DNA India - 5 hours ago]
Curacao journalists’ lonely and dangerous battl... [Published Index on Censorship - 6 hours ago]
Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada threw in the trash... [Published RIN.ru - 6 hours ago]
Mammoliti faces police investigation over fund ... [Published Canada Standard - 6 hours ago]
The Mysterious Case of the Obama Administration... [Published AllGov - 6 hours ago]
Video hangout to answer your legal questions [Published Mumbrella - 6 hours ago]
Bitter tweet: defamation in social media [Published Mumbrella - 6 hours ago]
Clarifying Maine law on wrongful termination an... [Published HRnext - 7 hours ago]
Akoo Nana, DKB exchange words over songs [Published GhanaWeb - 7 hours ago]
Ex-CAG says 'happy' for Nirupam's notice, will ... [Published Business Standard India - 8 hours ago]
Concern at attacks on Oscar judge [Published Daily News South Africa - 8 hours ago]
Jaya sues Swamy again [Published TimesNow.tv - 8 hours ago]
Op-Ed - Insult Laws v Freedom of Speech [Published AllAfrica.com - 9 hours ago]
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Thegon MP low-balled amount of confiscated land... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 9 hours ago]
Farmers from Thegon, Pegu Division, announced on Monday that a local authority grossly under reported the amount of land confiscated in Aungon village, the site of an on-going and occasionally violent property dispute. The farmers claimed that Thegon’s ...
Judge In Pistorius Trial Faces Criticism [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - 10 hours ago]
(JOHANNESBURG) — Several legal groups in South Africa have expressed concern about threats and harsh criticism of the judge who found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide, but not guilty of the more serious charge of murder. More Steenkamp Family ...
Judge In Pistorius Trial Faces Criticism [Published The China Blog - 10 hours ago]
(JOHANNESBURG) — Several legal groups in South Africa have expressed concern about threats and harsh criticism of the judge who found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide, but not guilty of the more serious charge of murder. More Steenkamp Family ...
Judge In Pistorius Trial Faces Criticism [Published TIME.com - 10 hours ago]
(JOHANNESBURG) — Several legal groups in South Africa have expressed concern about threats and harsh criticism of the judge who found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide, but not guilty of the more serious charge of murder. Some South Africans ...
The Justice Department’s Scandalous Decision to... [Published Firedoglake - 18 hours ago]
Attorney General Eric Holder, head of the Justice Department In an unprecedented move, the United States government has moved to invoke the state secrets privilege in a private defamation lawsuit, which does not appear to hinge upon any government ...
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A & E Television Networks And Lifetime Movie Ne... [Published Financial Services - Sep 09 2014]
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