Reality TV

The Ninth Circuit affirmed a lower court’s judgment that determined an episode of the Discovery Channel show “Dual Survival” depicting former reality television star Cody Lundin’s departure was “substantially true.” Lundin claimed the episode had made him appear incompetent and out of control and he brought defamation and false light claims against the channel.

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Charter School Application

The Fifth Circuit ruled against a charter school CEO who sued the superintendent of the Louisiana Department of Education for retaliation. The CEO claims her charter school application was denied because she expressed her opinions on using corporal punishment on a reality television show called “America’s Supernanny.”

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Reality TV Family’s Privacy Case Lands in Eighth Circuit

Lawyers for three Arkansas sheriff’s deputies accused of privacy violations over the release of records about sex abuse claims against “19 Kids and Counting” reality TV star Josh Duggar argued Wednesday before the Eighth Circuit that they are entitled to qualified immunity.

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