Filmmaker O'Keefe Lobs Defamation Suit At Keith Olbermann

Law360, New York (February 29, 2012, 9:31 PM EST) -- Conservative filmmaker James O'Keefe III sued Current Media LLC and TV hosts Keith Olbermann and David Shuster in New Jersey court for defamation Monday, saying they made false and damaging statements about him on Current TV's “Countdown with Keith Olbermann.”

O'Keefe claims Shuster, who guest hosted a Feb. 24 episode of “Countdown,” falsely said there was a “rape allegation facing” O'Keefe, apparently referring to a harassment complaint in which the alleged victim said there were no allegations of physical contact. A New Jersey municipal court judge...
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