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Guest Column: Can Pete Sue Kanye? Probably Not

Kanye West’s latest music video, “Eazy,” is certainly turning/removing heads. Mr. West is unhappy that SNL star Pete Davidson is dating his ex-wife, Kim Kardashian. Channeling his torment into stop-motion animation, “Eazy” depicts a claymation Yeezy kidnapping and decapitating Davidson to the tune of “God saved me from that crash / Just so I can […]

Who Is the Bad Copyright Friend? (Guest Column)

Are you #TeamDawn or #TeamSonya? The internet was divided into warring camps in light of the viral New York Times Magazine article “Who Is the Bad Art Friend?” by Robert Kolker. It’s a tale as old as time: two writers locked in a bitter legal dispute over a short story inspired by Facebook posts about […]

Can Fox News Really Be Sued for Vaccine Misinformation? (Guest Column)

Studies indicate much of the vaccination gap in America is due to political partisanship. Take The Kaiser Family Foundation’s July 8 report which showed counties that voted for Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election have an 11.7 percent higher rate of vaccination than those that voted for Donald Trump. Something has to be done […]

Flag on the Play: How an Ambush Interview Put Fox Sports Host in a Legal Red Zone (Guest Column)

On May 24, NFL Hall of Fame tight end Shannon Sharpe nabbed an interception on his Fox Sports show, Undisputed, when he called star wide receiver Julio Jones, then a member of the Atlanta Falcons, to discuss the player’s future. Jones, apparently unaware Sharpe was calling while being filmed live on television, confided that he […]

Rhetorical Hyperbole Is the Defamation Defense Du Jour (Guest Column)

Forget libel-proof plaintiffs. In the era of "fake news," it's all about the libel-proof defendant. Just ask Tucker Carlson and Barstool Sports.

WAP SLAPP: How Cardi B Could Defend a Libel Suit From Candace Owens (Guest Column)

New York's new defamation law could help the rapper if the feud sparked by a racy Grammys performance and a photoshopped tweet actually winds up in court.