Apr
16

Big False Advertising Law News: SCOTUS Changes The Rules

April 16, 2014 at 4:00 pm

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Bluntly speaking, the U.S. Supreme Court usually picks lawsuits that dwell at the intersection of “American Morals Avenue” and “Dispassionate Law Lane,” leaving the quasi-wonkish definitional deliberations to the appellate circuit. But not this time. Lexmark v. Static Control: Why ...
Apr
15

Food Libel Update: Pink Slime Case Could Make Waves

April 15, 2014 at 5:39 pm

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The so-called “Pink Slime” defamation lawsuit between ABC and Beef Products Inc. (BPI) is going to last an eternity, y’all. Both sides have lots to gain (and lose) – and both sides have tons of money for food libel litigation ...
Mar
31

Defamation Win! Average Citizen Beats Boston Herald!

March 31, 2014 at 10:45 am

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Yes, when it comes to slander and libel laws, the United States is, arguably, the most defendant-friendly nation in the world – but that doesn’t mean defamation plaintiffs never win. Just last week, a woman took on the Boston Herald ...