Son of Ex-Albanian President Wants New Shot at ‘War Dogs’ Case

An attorney for the son of a former Albanian president asked an 11th Circuit panel Thursday to revive his defamation lawsuit against the author and publisher of a book behind the 2016 film “War Dogs,” claiming they falsely accused him of being a mobster who engaged in corrupt arms dealing.

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Libel and Alleged Assassination Plot

A federal court in Texas refused to grant a preliminary injunction to Jason Lee Van Dyke in his libel case against an Thomas Retzlaff, who allegedly accused him of being Nazi, white supremacist, pedophile and drug addict. Van Dyke, an attorney who reportedly once represented the far-right group Proud Boys, has not shown a “substantial likelihood of success” on his claims, the court ruled.

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Brother of Bezos’ Girlfriend Claims National Enquirer Defamed Him 

The brother of Jeff Bezos’ girlfriend sued the National Enquirer and its parent company Monday alleging the company’s dredging up of dirt on the world’s richest man – and its attempt to cover up the scheme – defamed him and damaged his family. 

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