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Defamation and Related Claims

Recorded on: Nov. 13, 2017
Running Time: 01:14:13

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Taken from the Web Program Communications Law in the Digital Age 2017 recorded November 2017 in New York.

Defamation and Related Claims [01:14:13]

  • Were the reports of libel’s death greatly exaggerated?
  • What are the lessons of the “Pink Slime” case?
  • How protected are Yelp and TripAdvisor reviewers from libel claims?
  • Are anti-SLAPP laws barred by the Seventh Amendment?
  • Are the state courts recalibrating the reach of their anti-SLAPP statutes?
  • What’s the state of the “opinion” doctrine after the Mann case?
Speaker:  Thomas G. Hentoff
Moderator:  Lee Levine
Panel:  Tom Clare, Jonathan R. Donnellan, Rachel E. Fugate, Barbara W. Wall

Presentation Materials
  • Defamation Law Case Summaries for PLI (September 2016 – September 2017)
    Thomas G. Hentoff
  • Defamation and Related Claims 2017
    Thomas G. Hentoff
    Tom Clare ~ Clare Locke LLP
    Jonathan R Donnellan ~ Vice President and Co-General Counsel, Hearst Corporation
    Rachel E Fugate ~ Shullman Fugate PLLC
    Thomas G Hentoff ~ Williams & Connolly LLP
    Lee Levine ~ Ballard Spahr LLP
    Barbara W. Wall ~ Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, Gannett Co., Inc.
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