6 months ago
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Court vacates $1.8M Ventura award in ‘American Sniper’ case

A federal appeals court has thrown out a $1.8 million judgment awarded to former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura, who says he was defamed in the late author Chris Kyle's bestselling book "American Sniper."
Bill Cosby (Photo: ABC News/MGN)
11 months ago
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Judge tosses Pennsylvania woman’s defamation suit vs. Cosby

A federal judge has dismissed a defamation lawsuit filed by a Pittsburgh-area woman who claims Bill Cosby defamed her when he and his representatives responded to allegations that he drugged and sexually assaulted her and other women.
Comedian Bill Cosby shown in a Nov. 7, 2011, photo. (Photo: World Affairs Council of Philadelphia/MGN)
1 year ago
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Lawyers: Cosby’s drugs-sex admission could help women’s suit

Lawyers for women pursuing criminal and civil cases against Bill Cosby say his admission that he obtained quaaludes to give young women before sex could bolster their claims.
2 years ago
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FIRST ON 3: Former superintendent fights defamation lawsuit

Former Brunswick County Schools Superintendent Edward Pruden is facing a lawsuit over alleged defamatory statements. In January, founder of Roger Bacon Academy, Baker Mitchell, sued Pruden over false accusations.
Judge’s defamation claim rejected
5 years ago
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Judge’s defamation claim rejected

Judge Ola Lewis sued Edward Lee Rapp for defamation after he criticized her online for wearing a campaign button for another candidate last year.
ONLY ON 3: Judge Lewis’s defamation claim goes to court
5 years ago
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ONLY ON 3: Judge Lewis’s defamation claim goes to court

A Brunswick County judge was on the other side of the bench this morning. It all stems from a Facebook message about a campaign endorsement.