Atty Defends Facebook Posts Dissing McDonald's Settlement

Law360, New York (February 25, 2013, 6:09 PM EST) -- A Michigan attorney demanded Friday that a state court overturn its order forcing him to delete Facebook posts criticizing a class action settlement with McDonald's Corp. over the allegedly false advertising of chicken products as halal, arguing it violated the First Amendment.

Earlier in the month, Wayne County Circuit Judge Kathleen Macdonald ordered Majed Moughni of The Law Offices of Majed A. Moughni PLLC to remove the “materially false, deceptive and misleading statements” objecting to the $700,000 settlement. The posts blasted the settlement, negotiated by Jaafar &...
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