Tag Archives: Gabby Giffords

Palin To Get Jury Trial In Defamation Suit Against NYT

Politico reports: A federal judge has ordered a jury trial in former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin’s libel suit against the New York Times over an editorial linking her to the 2011 Arizona shooting rampage that badly wounded then-Rep. Gabby Giffords and killed six others. In the latest round of litigation in the case, U.S. District Court Judge Jed Rakoff rejected …

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Gabby Giffords Delivers Powerful Speech On Recovery

Buzzfeed News reports: Former Rep. Gabby Giffords, who was shot and almost killed during a mass shooting in 2011, made a powerful video for the Democratic National Convention about her long road to recovery, likening her challenge to what’s ahead for the country while plugging Joe Biden as the person for the job. “He was there for me. He’ll be …

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Court: Palin May Pursue Defamation Case Against NYT

Reuters reports: A federal appeals court revived former U.S. vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin’s defamation lawsuit against the New York Times, over an editorial that she said maliciously linked her to the 2011 mass shooting that seriously wounded Representative Gabrielle Giffords. In a 3-0 decision on Tuesday, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said the lower court …

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