Former Student Loses Suits Against Five Media Outlets

Law & Crime reports:

After years of politically charged litigation, former Covington Catholic High School student Nick Sandmann has lost a round of high-profile defamation lawsuits against five mainstream media companies at the summary judgment stage.

That’s according to court dockets and an opinion and order signed by a federal judge in the Eastern District of Kentucky on Tuesday. CNN settled with Sandmann in January 2020; NBC settled in December 2021.

Sandmann’s cases against ABC News, Rolling Stone magazine, CBS News, newspaper and television station owner Gannett, and The New York Times are now officially listed as “terminated” on the court record.

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