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Defeating “libel tourism” under Mississippi law and the SPEECH Act

  • Butler Snow LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 11 2014

Defeating "Libel Tourism" under Mississippi law and the SPEECH Act In Trout Point Lodge, Ltd. v. Handshoe, 729 F.3d 481 (5th Cir. 2013), the Fifth

City Council members did not exercise free speech when voting to approve contract

  • Liebert Cassidy Whitmore
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 10 2014

In 2007, while Robert Urteaga was running for city council for the City of Montebello, he approached Athens Services (Athens), a waste collection and

Eighth Circuit allows NFL players to “end run” class action settlement

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 27 2014

On June 20, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit reversed a district court's dismissal of a request by the NFL Players' Association

Authors Guild, Inc. v. HathiTrust

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 16 2014

Second Circuit rules that doctrine of “fair use” allows consortium of university libraries to create full-text searchable database of copyrighted

Do public school athletic leagues have to admit private high schools?

  • Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 10 2014

Liberty Christian Academy (LCA), a private high school in Lynchburg, Virginia, has filed an antitrust action against the Virginia High School League

The “ministry of truth” goes to court

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 28 2014

Like 15 other states, Ohio has a law that prohibits false statements made during a campaign. The law allows virtually anyone to file a complaint

State AGs in the news

  • Dickstein Shapiro LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 17 2014

Delaware Attorney General Declines 2014 Reelection, Will Seek Governorship in 2016 Delaware AG Joseph "Beau" Biden III announced today that he will

Student files suit after tweet lands her in hot water

  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 21 2014

A New Jersey student has filed a federal court lawsuit, H.W. V. Sterling High School District, alleging that she has been subject to disability

No First Amendment protection for police officer’s Facebook rant, a reminder of the risks of employee activity in social media

  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 4 2014

If you are a public sector employer, you may be particularly interested in an article written by my fellow shareholder and practice group member

Police officer’s Facebook rants not protected speech under the First Amendment, federal court rules

  • Jackson Lewis PC
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 3 2014

A 26-year veteran police officer's "venting on Facebook" about her department's decision not to send officers to attend the funeral of an officer