August 15, 2012
Whispers And Warnings For August 15th | printable version
Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, and SAGE Publishers - In copyright infringement lawsuit against Georgia State University, judge denies publishers' request for relief; tells publishers to pay defendant's attorney's fees.
Ampersand Publishing - Owes Jerry Roberts an additional $81,560.05. Attorney's fees are now almost $1.1 million.
National Jewish Democratic Council - Sued for $60M by Sheldon G. Adelson, a billionaire casino owner, for alleged libel, for an article published on the group's website.
The New Yorker - Judge rules libel suit filed by Peter Paul Biro can go forward.
Bloggers Roman Brice and Nancy Pincus and 10 unnamed internet commenters - Sued for $2M for (alleged) defamation.