Lawyer Denies Writing HuffPo Piece, Files $3M Defamation Suit

Law360, New York (December 17, 2012, 6:31 PM EST) -- A Panama-based lawyer hit The Huffington Post with a $3 million defamation lawsuit Friday in District of Columbia federal court, saying the news website wrongly listed him as the author of an article critical of the CIA operation in Pakistan that resulted in the killing of Osama bin Laden.

Juan Carlos Noriega, a partner at Panama-based Arias Abrego López & Noriega, said he didn't have a hand in writing “The Primacy of the Rule of Law,” which the Huffington Post published Aug. 2 with his byline...
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NORIEGA v. THEHUFFINGTONPOST.COM, INC.


Case Number

1:12-cv-02006

Court

District Of Columbia

Nature of Suit

Assault Libel & Slander

Judge

Ellen S. Huvelle

Date Filed

December 14, 2012

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