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Our “Rebel” tells no lies
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • October 10 2017

Rebel Wilson needs no introduction. After the launch of the monster hit Pitch Perfect 2, Woman’s Day and other Bauer Media publications published

A legal obligation to monitor your social media pages?
  • ENSafrica
  • South Africa
  • October 7 2017

Many of us are aware of the popular myth that ostriches believe burying their heads in the sand will make them invisible to predators. In other words

The Libel Suit Strikes Back
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • October 6 2017

Much has changed since 1972 when reporters Woodward and Bernstein exposed President Nixon of wrongdoing. Through their extraordinary reporting, the

Motion for Reconsideration Filed in Sarah Palin’s Defamation Case Against the New York Times
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • September 29 2017

Sarah Palin’s attorneys are trying to salvage her defamation claim against the New York Times - which was dismissed with prejudice by U.S. District

Rebel Wilson wins largest defamation payout in Australian history
  • Holding Redlich
  • Australia
  • September 25 2017

On 13 September 2017 Australian actress Rebel Wilson made history when the Supreme Court of Victoria awarded her more than $4.5 million in damages in

7 Business Cases to Follow in the Supreme Court's Fall Term
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • September 25 2017

The Supreme Court of Canada's fall term begins on October 2. Scheduled hearings that may interest the business community are described below:

Second Circuit Revives “Small Group Defamation” Claim By Fraternity Against Rolling Stone
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • September 22 2017

In an opinion this week by Judge Forrest (sitting by designation), the Second Circuit reversed in part Judge Castel’s dismissal (covered here) of

In my opinion, this is an opinion
  • Graydon Head & Ritchey LLP
  • USA
  • September 22 2017

The Wall Street Journal recently reported on a defamation suit arising from some online criticism over his work. The plaintiff is a plastic surgeon

Rebel Wilson’s pitch perfect damages award in defamation case
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Australia
  • September 21 2017

On 13 September 2017, Justice Dixon handed down the judgement in Wilson v Bauer Media Pty Ltd & Anor 2017 VSC 521 (Wilson v Bauer) in the Supreme

3 Key Points About Mass. Employee Defamation Claims
  • Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP
  • USA
  • September 21 2017

Defamation law is complex and its nuances legion for many reasons, including the fact that a defamatory communication can be oral, written, a gesture