Lance Armstrong Beats False Ad Suit Over Memoir Claims

Law360, New York (September 11, 2013, 2:23 PM EDT) -- A federal judge on Tuesday tossed most of a proposed class action against bicyclist Lance Armstrong and his publishers alleging that two of his books were fraudulent in light of his admitted doping, saying the books and their advertising are protected by the First Amendment.

Armstrong, Penguin Group USA Inc. and Random House Inc. were accused of falsely marketing two books, “It’s Not About The Bike: My Journey Back to Life,” published by Penguin, and “Every Second Counts,” published by Random House, as nonfiction works in...
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