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Welcome to the Kelly / Warner law blog. Each week, we post reviews and analysis of recent and significant lawsuits, in addition to opinions and general legal advice related to Internet, unfair competition, marketing, business / startup, intellectual property, eSports, and defamation law. If you have a topic you'd like us to cover, send in a suggestion!

International Libel: South Korea Business Defamation

The ex-CEO of Macquarie-IMM Investment Management, Lee Ji-hyung, lost a court defamation case against the Citizens’ Coalition for Economic Justice (CCEJ) last Wednesday. The forty-six year old nephew of President Lee Myung-bak will join his father Lee Sang-deuk, the president’s older brother, in legal troubles. Lee Sang-deuk made headlines recently when he was jailed on … Continue reading International Libel: South Korea Business Defamation

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Canadian Politician Slapped With Slander Lawsuit

Canadian politician Pat Martin is reaching out to supporters to help him out of a legal jam. He’s taken to the Internet and started a website to solicit financial assistance for an upcoming defamation trial. It may cost him hundreds of thousands of dollars to defend against the $5 million libel lawsuit. RackNine is a … Continue reading Canadian Politician Slapped With Slander Lawsuit

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Boeheim Defamation Lawsuit Thrown Out

A lawsuit involving sexual abuse, defamation and bribery has seen many twists and turns since hitting the desk of a Syracuse judge earlier this year. On April 27, the judge heard dismissal arguments from Syracuse University lawyers about a defamation lawsuit filed by former basketball team ballboys. He expects to announce a decision on this … Continue reading Boeheim Defamation Lawsuit Thrown Out

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Three Important Defamation Cases

Gertz. v. Robert Welch, Inc., 418 U.S. 323 (1974) On June 4, 1968 Chicago policeman Robert Nuccio shot and killed a seventeen-year-old named Ronald Nelson. Shortly after the fatal shooting, the victim’s family retained the services of attorney Elmer Gertz and filed civil rights suits against Nuccio in federal court and in Cook County Circuit … Continue reading Three Important Defamation Cases

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Boeheim NY Defamation Lawsuit

Lawyers representing Syracuse University and their basketball coach Jim Boeheim are seeking to have a defamation lawsuit dismissed in court. The lawsuit has been brought against the basketball coach for statements that he made in regard to two ball boys that accused the assistance basketball coach, Bernie Fine, of sexual abuse. This accusation came last … Continue reading Boeheim NY Defamation Lawsuit

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