August 30, 2016

Walter Block v. New York Times Company, et al

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Case Number:

16-30966

Court:

Appellate - 5th Circuit

Nature of Suit:

4320 Assault, Libel and Slander

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  1. August 16, 2017

    5th Circ. Free Speech Ruling Unnerves Media Lawyers

    A Fifth Circuit decision Tuesday against The New York Times has cast doubt on whether state free speech statutes apply in federal court, stirring concern among media lawyers that defendants in defamation litigation and similar suits would be put at a disadvantage and could face forum-shopping if the circuit doesn't enforce the state laws.

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