George Zimmerman

A federal court in Florida granted Pete Buttigieg and Elizabeth Warren’s motion to dismiss George Zimmerman’s libel and defamation suit relating to tweets the politicians made about the shooting of Trayvon Martin. The court dismissed the suit as a shotgun pleading and ruled Zimmerman failed to sufficiently allege an essential element of defamation.

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At Libel Trial, Depp Blasts Amber Heard’s ‘Sick’ Abuse Claim

Johnny Depp said Tuesday that his ex-wife Amber Heard had made “sick” claims of abuse and falsely branded him a monster, as the actor testified in a U.K. libel case that hinges on who was the aggressor in the celebrity couple’s violent, toxic relationship

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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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