Pressure Mounts On ESPN To Settle Pierre-Paul Privacy Case

Law360, New York (August 26, 2016, 9:02 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal judge's refusal Thursday to free ESPN and reporter Adam Schefter from New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul’s claims over the tweeting of his medical records leaves the network stuck trying to litigate free press issues amid growing sentiment in favor of protecting privacy, putting heavy pressure on them to settle, experts say.

ESPN had sought to have case thrown out on First Amendment grounds, arguing the tweet provided evidence corroborating a matter of public concern. But in a ruling from the bench...
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