Defamation

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Westlake H.S. Basketball Coach Files Libel Suit Against Parent Of Former Student

A basketball coach has filed a libel suit against the parent of a former student, claiming the parent made malicious and defamatory remarks about him.

11/17/2014

(L-R) Lukasz 'Dr Luke' Gottwald (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images) | Singer Kesha  (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Kesha, Producer Dr. Luke Trade Lawsuits Over Abuse Claims

Kesha and her mentor and producer filed dueling lawsuits Tuesday over the pop singer’s claims she was subjected to nearly a decade of sexual and emotional abuse.

10/14/2014

Actor Tom Cruise speaks as actor Ben Stiller is honored with a hand and footprint ceremony at the TCL Chinese Theatre on December 3, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Tom Cruise, Tabloids Settle Defamation Suit

The publisher of two tabloid magazines says it never intended to imply that Tom Cruise had abandoned his daughter after his divorce.

12/20/2013

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Libel Trial To Focus On Britney Spears’ Meltdown

Testimony is scheduled to begin next week in a trial that will focus on Britney Spears’ darkest days, but jurors are unlikely to hear from the pop superstar directly.

10/13/2012

Joe Francis vs. Steve Wynn. (credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

‘Girls Gone Wild’ Founder Must Pay Casino Mogul $20M More In Slander Case

A jury says “Girls Gone Wild” founder Joe Francis should pay Steve Wynn $20 million in punitive damages for claiming the casino mogul threatened to kill him and bury him in the desert.

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Joe Francis vs. Steve Wynn. (credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Steve Wynn Awarded $20M In Slander Case Against ‘Girls Gone Wild’ Founder

A jury says “Girls Gone Wild” founder Joe Francis slandered Steve Wynn when he claimed the casino mogul threatened to kill him and bury him in the desert.

09/10/2012

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Attorneys File Defamation Suit Against Courtney Love

Courtney Love is being sued by her former lawyers for allegedly defaming them on Twitter.

05/27/2011

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Gay Police Sergeant Awarded $1.16M In Defamation Suit Against City

A Los Angeles police sergeant who claimed he was the victim of retaliation for being gay was awarded $1.16 million by a jury Thursday.

05/19/2011

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