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Walt Baker, TV Exec Who Sued a Newspaper Reviewer for Libel, Dies at 84
Tuesday April 14th 2015, 8:06 pm Filed under Libel lawsuit

The former programming executive at KHJ-TV in Los Angeles also introduced audiences to Elvira, the sexy hostess of late-night horror movies. [News Source]

This crucial distinction will determine whether a UVA frat can successfully sue Rolling Stone
Tuesday April 14th 2015, 12:11 pm Filed under Libel lawsuit

A University of Virginia fraternity is planning to sue Rolling Stone over a now retracted article claiming its members gang-raped a freshman, and a prominent law professor told us the case hinges on one crucial distinction. The outcome of any libel lawsuit filed by UVA's Phi Kappa Psi chapter could depend on whether the fraternity is considered a private individual or a public entity, according ... [News Source]

Volokh Conspiracy: Libel law and the Rolling Stone / UVA alleged gang rape story — an update, in light of the Columbia …
Sunday April 05th 2015, 11:16 pm Filed under Libel lawsuit

Can Rolling Stone be sued by the fraternity described in its story? By fraternity members? By the University of Virginia? [News Source]

How Jennifer Lawrence's "Ditzy" Character in 'American Hustle' May Be Key to Libel Lawsuit
Wednesday April 01st 2015, 7:03 pm Filed under Libel lawsuit

Producers of the semi-fictional 'American Hustle are asking a judge to kill a lawsuit by paying attention to a character of "unreliable nature." read more [News Source]

How Jennifer Lawrence's "Ditzy" Character in 'American Hustle' May Be Key to Libel Lawsuit
Friday March 27th 2015, 3:12 pm Filed under Libel lawsuit

Producers of the semi-fictional 'American Hustle are asking a judge to kill a lawsuit by paying attention to a character of "unreliable nature." [News Source]

Correction: Music-Conor Oberst story
Friday March 27th 2015, 2:32 am Filed under Libel lawsuit

In a story Feb. 19 about Conor Oberst suing a woman who claimed the singer sexually assaulted her, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the woman accused Oberst of punching her in the face. The woman did not accuse Oberst of punching her in the face. [News Source]

Right-wing Website Reboots to Fight Bill C-51 (in News)
Wednesday March 25th 2015, 2:16 am Filed under Libel lawsuit

'I feel like we're in some kind of alternate universe,' says Free Dominion founder Connie Fournier. [News Source]