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As communications are increasingly conducted via social media networking platforms like Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, and the like, courts are confronting the question of how to apply the law of defamation to social media.
With the rise of social networking and viral video, it's easier to achieve notoriety then ever before. But is being "Internet famous" famous enough to be deemed a public figure?
What would most FOIA requesters--and experienced counsel--think when the government answers a FOIA letter with, "There are no records responsive to your request"?
An inside look at "The Progeny: Justice William J. Brennan's Fight to Preserve the Legacy of New York Times v. Sullivan," by Lee Levine and Stephen Wermeil.
As top ten lists and the like proliferate on the web, so does the likelihood that they will become the subject of litigation.