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Florida appellate courts uphold immunity for website operator, approve city's redaction of polygraph report

USA - April 12 2012 A Florida appellate court has upheld a website operator’s “complete immunity” for defamatory postings on its website by a third-party user.


Appeals court strikes down confidentiality agreement imposed at Casey Anthony trial

USA - January 17 2012 In the run-up to the Casey Anthony trial, which ended in the summer of 2011 with Anthony's acquittal on charges that she killed her young daughter but a conviction for misleading police, a Florida appellate panel struck down a court-ordered confidentiality agreement that would have required the media to keep the location of jury selection a secret.

Co-authors: Gennifer B. Powell.


Bloggers beware: Florida’s long-arm statute reaches nonresidents who post material online

USA - September 22 2010 The Florida Supreme Court recently ruled that the state's long-arm statute applied to a nonresident who posted allegedly defamatory material to an out-of-state website about a corporation in Florida.

Co-authors: Gennifer B. Powell.


Access to public video records restricted out of concern for victims’ families

USA - January 20 2010 A multiple shooting at a fast food restaurant that kills at least one customer is captured on the restaurant’s visible surveillance camera.