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Attorney Mark Geragos Calls Allegations Against Popular Teacher ‘Smear Campaign By LAUSD’

Los Angeles Unified school officials claim they’ve uncovered new misconduct allegations in their investigation into a popular teacher, while his attorney filed a defamation suit against the district.


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Cosby Lawyer Argues Unsealing Documents In 2005 Sex-Assault Lawsuit Would Be ‘Terribly Embarrassing’

“Why would he be embarrassed by his own version of the facts?” Judge Robreno asked.


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Model Janice Dickinson Sues Bill Cosby For Defamation

Model Janice Dickinson has sued Bill Cosby for defamation over statements by his representatives that called her claims the comedian raped her in 1982 lies.


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Cosby Accuser Sues Comedian In Defamation Lawsuit To Restore Her ‘Good Name’

Therese Serignese, of Boca Raton, said her case, which had a brief hearing before a federal judge in Worcester on Thursday, is not about financial compensation.



Floyd Mayweather’s Ex-Girlfriend Sues Him For Defamation

The mother of three of Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s children sued the undefeated boxing champion for defamation over his recent comments about her and a 2010 domestic violence attack in Las Vegas.


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Judge Considers Judgment Against Rapper The Game In Defamation Case

An LA judge is closer to issuing a default judgment against the rapper The Game, who was accused of defaming the former nanny of his children in a rant on Instagram.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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‘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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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.


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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.


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.