Recruiter Asks Justices To Nix Web Trash Talk Injunction Bid

By Jess Krochtengel (December 5, 2014, 8:22 PM EST) -- A legal recruiting firm has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether a court can grant an injunction requiring it to scrub from the Internet allegedly defamatory accusations that a former worker bribed an associate at K&L Gates LLP, appealing a Texas Supreme Court ruling.

BCG Attorney Search Inc. and founder Harrison Barnes said in a Nov. 26 petition for certiorari the Texas justices erred in an August ruling that allows one of its former recruiters, Robert Kinney, to pursue an injunction that would require it to remove allegations he paid off a K&L Gates associate to hire a job...

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