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Libel by Tweet

Edward Wasserman | Posted 02.03.2013 | Media
Edward Wasserman

One-on-one talk, even mean-spirited, deserves protection. It's just private chatter, nobody's business but our own. But what about when thousands of people listen in?

Congress: Protect American Writers and Publishers from Being Sued Overseas

Judy Platt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Judy Platt

Your book's been published in the United States for an American audience. Someone who's mentioned in the book doesn't like what you've written and sues you for libel, but he doesn't sue you here, where the book has been published.

California Acts to Stop Libel Tourism

Dr. Rachel Ehrenfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dr. Rachel Ehrenfeld

Without the Anti-Libel Tourism Act, every creative enterprise produced in California is at risk of financial destruction at the hands of foreign predators.

New Yorkers Blaze Free Speech Trail

Dr. Rachel Ehrenfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dr. Rachel Ehrenfeld

Last April, Gov. David A. Paterson signed "The Libel Terrorism Protection Act," dubbed by the media as "Rachel's Law," a groundbreaking, bi-partisan effort to protect authors and publishers in New York.