Texas Supreme Court: Companies Shielded from Defamation Claims for Statements in Internal Investigation Reports | The National Law Review

0 Commentsby   |  05.23.15  |  Free Speech

Last week, the Texas Supreme Court joined the majority of jurisdictions in holding that a company enjoys an absolute privilege when providing the Department of Justice (DOJ) with an internal investigation. More »

JK Rowling ‘vindicated’ over Mail article – BBC News

0 Commentsby   |  05.22.15  |  Free Speech

Author JK Rowling feels “fully vindicated and her reputation restored” after the Daily Mail’s apology to the author is read out in London’s High Court.

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UK Supreme Court OKs publication of sexual abuse memoir – Wire – The News & Advance

0 Commentsby   |  05.21.15  |  Free Speech

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Supreme Court has ruled that a pianist may publish a memoir detailing sexual abuse he suffered as a child, despite his ex-wife’s privacy concerns. More »

Magna Carta podcast

0 Commentsby   |  05.19.15  |  British law, Europe

I listen to this podcast weekly, but this week, economist Russ Roberts is covering the Magna Carta in this hour-long interview. More »

US jury clears HBO of libel in India child labour story

0 Commentsby   |  05.10.15  |  Libel

Reuters NEW YORKA US jury cleared HBO of libel claims in a lawsuit brought against the Time Warner Inc subsidiary by a British sporting goods company over a report linking it to child labour in India.Mitre Sports International, a unit of the Pentland Group, sued HBO for defamation in October 2008 More »

Mike Leach lawsuit appeal rejected by Texas Supreme Court | FOX Sports

0 Commentsby   |  05.10.15  |  Libel

Texas high court denies appeal in Mike Leach firing lawsuit

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3-D gun printers sue feds over online instruction rights – Houston Chronicle

0 Commentsby   |  05.08.15  |  Free Speech, Internet speech, criminal libel

An Austin group is suing the U.S. State Department for the right to distribute instructions for making homemade handguns. More »

San Diego Man Suing MillerCoors Over False Advertising of Blue Moon Product Speaks With NBC7 | NBC 7 San Diego

0 Commentsby   |  05.07.15  |  Commercial Speech

Evan Parent claims MillerCoors deceived him by advertising their product, Blue Moon, as craft beer. More »

Lege tackles ‘upskirt’ law rewrite – San Antonio Express-News

0 Commentsby   |  04.28.15  |  Privacy, Right to Photography

Lege tackles ‘upskirt’ law rewrite – San Antonio Express-News. More »

Texas Senate passes libel protections for journalists

0 Commentsby   |  04.22.15  |  Libel, Texas Courts

Texas Senate passes libel protections for journalists. More »