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BuzzFeed Wins Bid For Gov't Testimony On Trump Dossier

Law360 (August 3, 2018, 10:12 PM EDT) -- A D.C. federal judge on Friday granted BuzzFeed's bid to compel certain testimony from federal government agencies and employees in its suit over an unverified dossier containing scandalous claims about information that Russia was said to be collecting to blackmail President Donald Trump.

U.S. District Judge Amit P. Mehta found that BuzzFeed’s request, for narrowed answers to a handful of questions about the agencies’ knowledge about the apparent dossier, is not unduly burdensome and that the answers are essential for BuzzFeed to defend an underlying defamation...
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Case Title

Gubarev et al v. Buzzfeed, Inc. et al


Case Number

0:17-cv-60426

Court

Florida Southern

Nature of Suit

Assault Libel & Slander

Judge

Ursula Ungaro

Date Filed

February 28, 2017


Case Title

BUZZFEED, INC. et al v. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE et al


Case Number

1:17-mc-02429

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District Of Columbia

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

Judge

Amit P. Mehta

Date Filed

September 27, 2017

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