FIRST ON 3: Judge Ola Lewis awarded $105,000 in libel case
3 years ago
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FIRST ON 3: Judge Ola Lewis awarded $105,000 in libel case

After four days of testimony, a jury found Edward Rapp guilty of libel. Brunswick County Judge Ola Lewis was awarded $105,000.
Judge Lewis takes stand in libel case
3 years ago
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Judge Lewis takes stand in libel case

For the second time in two years a jury will be asked tomorrow to distinguish between first amendment rights and libel in a case involving a Brunswick County judge.
Judge’s libel claim heads to court for third time
3 years ago
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Judge’s libel claim heads to court for third time

It was a Facebook post meant to be viewed by friends. But Edward Rapp's comments about Judge Ola Lewis turned into a libel suit after it ended up on an internet blog. Now the lawsuit is back in court.
Appeals Court splits decision in Judge Lewis libel case
3 years ago
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Appeals Court splits decision in Judge Lewis libel case

The North Carolina Court of Appeals says a citizen's blog post two years ago defamed a Brunswick County judge, while another post did not.