T. Boone Pickens Cleared To Sue Son For Tell-All Blog

Law360, Dallas (May 17, 2013, 8:12 PM EDT) -- A Texas state judge on Friday ruled energy magnate T. Boone Pickens can proceed with a defamation and invasion of privacy suit against his son for a tell-all family blog, denying a motion to dismiss the case under a state statute protecting free speech.

In a ruling from the bench, Dallas County District Judge Tonya Parker rejected arguments from Mike Pickens that the blog, which details his struggles with addiction and places some of the blame for his problems on alleged emotional abuse from Boone Pickens...
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