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Plaintiff Loses ‘Defamation by Implication’ Claim (access required)

In a UVA associate dean’s defamation action against Rolling Stone magazine and the author of its debunked article, “A Rape on Campus,” a Charlottesville U.S. District Court grants defendants’ motion for judgment as a matter of law on plain­tiff’s claim ...

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Magazine Critique is Party Admission (access required)

In UVA administrator Nicole Eramo’s defamation lawsuit against Rolling Stone magazine, the Charlottesville U.S. Dis­trict Court denies defendant’s motion to exclude a report by the Columbia School of Journalism and evidence regarding the report’s conclusions; the reports are ad­missible as ...

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Driver injured in wreck after woman runs stop sign – $1.3M Settlement (access required)

Defendant, an elderly white female, ran a stop sign and hit the side of the vehicle that plaintiff, a 52-year-old white male, was driving. The vehicle was owned by plaintiff’s employer. The impact pushed the plaintiff’s vehicle onto a curb ...

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