Tag Archives: defamation

Trump Lawyers File Appeal In Defamation Case, Claim Lawsuit Will Greatly Hinder His Ability To Run Country

Law & Crime reports: A judge for the New York Supreme Court ruled that Summer Zervos‘s defamation lawsuit against Donald Trump will continue, but POTUS’s legal team isn’t going to accept that. Court records obtained by Law&Crime show that they filed a notice of appeal on Sunday. The attorneys want to take the ruling to the Appellate Division of the ...

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Roy Moore Loses Attempt To Dismiss Defamation Suit

The Birmingham Herald reports: A Montgomery judge has denied a motion filed by Roy Moore’s attorneys to dismiss the defamation lawsuit filed by Leigh Corfman, one of the former U.S. Senate candidate’s accusers. Montgomery County Circuit Judge Roman Ashley Shaul has also scheduled the lawsuit’s first court hearing for April 12. In the order issued Thursday afternoon, the judge also ...

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Stormy Daniels Sues Michael Cohen For Defamation

The Washington Post reports: Stormy Daniels ramped up her legal battle against President Trump on Monday, alleging in court that his personal attorney Michael Cohen defamed her by insinuating that she lied about an affair with Trump more than a decade ago. Daniels amended her existing lawsuit against Trump, adding Cohen as a defendant in the pending case. The expansion ...

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Former Fox Host Bill O’Reilly Sued Again For Defamation

The New York Daily News reports: Another Bill O’Reilly accuser has filed a defamation lawsuit against the former Fox News star. In papers filed in Manhattan Federal Court Thursday, former Fox News Channel anchor Laurie Dhue charges O’Reilly mounted a “smear campaign” after the New York Times reported last April that she’d gotten a $1 million settlement related to sexual ...

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Court Rules Apprentice Contestant Can Sue Trump

The Washington Post reports: A New York judge said Tuesday that a defamation lawsuit against President Trump related to an allegation that he sexually harassed a former “Apprentice” contestant may go forward. Summer Zervos filed the suit last year after Trump said publicly that she and other women making similar claims made them up. Trump sought to block the legal ...

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ALABAMA: Accuser Sues Roy Moore For Defamation

Montgomery’s NBC affiliate reports: One of Roy Moore’s accusers has filed a defamation lawsuit against the failed Senate candidate and his campaign. In the lawsuit filed in Montgomery County Circuit Court on Thursday, Leigh Corfman claims Moore and his campaign defamed her repeatedly after she told the Washington Post that Moore sexually abused her in 1979. “Since publication of the ...

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Black Lives Matter Activist DeRay McKesson Sues Fox News And Host Jeanine Pirro Over Violence Claims

The New York Daily News reports: Fox News host Jeanine Pirro smeared Black Lives Matter activist DeRay McKesson by claiming he directed violence against a Baton Rouge police officer in 2016, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday. The defamation case Mckesson filed in Manhattan Supreme Court stems from Pirro’s commentary about a protest over the fatal police shooting of Alton ...

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Trump Lawyers: He’s Too Busy And Important To Deal With Defamation Suit Filed By Alleged Assault Victim

The Associated Press reports: Lawyers for President Donald Trump argued on Tuesday that a defamation lawsuit filed by a former contestant on his reality TV show “The Apprentice” who accused him of unwanted sexual contact should at least be blocked while he’s in office because he’s too busy and important. Summer Zervos was a contestant on the show in 2006 ...

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Sarah Palin Appeals NYT Defamation Suit Dismissal

The Daily Beast reports: Sarah Palin is appealing the dismissal of her defamation lawsuit against The New York Times, BuzzFeed reported Tuesday. A Manhattan federal judge threw out the lawsuit earlier this year, citing Palin’s inability to prove on a “plausible factual basis” that the Times had acted “malicious[ly]” in mistakingly connecting an crosshair-filled ad by Palin’s political action committee ...

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NEW HAMPSHIRE: Jury Awards $274 Million Defamation Judgment Against Right Wing Radio Host Michael Gill

The New Hampshire Union-Leader reports: A Merrimack County jury awarded three Manchester-area businessmen $274.5 million in their lawsuit against mortgage kingpin Michael Gill, who accused them of drug dealing and other crimes on prominent electronic billboards and social media viewed by millions. Steve Gordon, an attorney who represented AutoFair owner Andy Crews, Manchester developer Dick Anagnost and Primary Bank founder ...

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