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New Tort Of Harassment Acknowledged By Ontario Courtroom Following “Extraordinary Marketing campaign Of Malicious Harassment” – Employment and HR

"Publicity Placing The Plaintiff In A False Light" Is The Newest Privacy Tort In Ontario - Privacy

Canada: New tort of harassment recognized by Ontario Court after “Exceptional Malicious Harassment Campaign” February 08, 2021 Bereskin & Parr LLP To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. A new civil harassment in Internet communications in Ontario was recognized in a decision by the Ontario … Read more

New Tort of Harassment Acknowledged by Ontario Courtroom Following “Extraordinary Marketing campaign of Malicious Harassment”

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A new civil harassment in Internet communications in Ontario was recognized in a decision by the Ontario Supreme Court on January 28, 2021. The decision in Caplan against Atas (2021 ONSC 670) concerns four lawsuits against a person named Nadire Atas (“Atas”) for defamation, harassment and related claims. From the start of the decision, it … Read more

Twitter Summons “The Birdwatchers” In Increasing Marketing campaign In opposition to “Misinformation” – Thelegaltorts

Twitter Summons “The Birdwatchers” In Expanding Campaign Against “Misinformation” – JONATHAN TURLEY

With a lot of fanfare (and catchy background music) Twitter has started the Birdwatch program, a platform that aims to encourage the “community” to identify and comment on misinformation contained in tweets. The company will initially select 1,000 such “bird watchers” to monitor the exchange of information on its once neutral platform. Not surprisingly, many … Read more

Lawyer for Trump marketing campaign withdraws after saying election circumstances had been used to commit crime

Lawyer for Trump campaign withdraws after saying election cases were used to commit crime

Attorney Jerome Marcus is asking to pull out of a case where the Trump campaign has sued Philadelphia County’s electoral authority, where polling observers may stand. This is part of Trump’s early efforts to spread false claims that campaign watchers were blocked from watching the vote count. “The client insists on taking measures that the … Read more

Trump Marketing campaign Settles Assault Lawsuit with Boston-based Avenue Artist

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President Donald Trump’s election campaign settled a lawsuit against Boston-based Rod Webber, an artist and documentary filmmaker who claims he was attacked in 2015 by a member of the Commander-in-Chief’s campaign staff. The New York Times reports that the settlement was confirmed and signed on December 23rd. Under the terms of the agreement, the Trump … Read more

Trump Marketing campaign Escalates Wisconsin Election Lawsuit to Supreme Court docket

Trump Campaign Escalates Wisconsin Election Lawsuit to Supreme Court

President Donald Trump is forcing another election lawsuit in the United States Supreme Court. According to the Wisconsin State Journal, the Trump campaign denies the dismissal of an election lawsuit filed with the Badger State Supreme Court. In its complaint, the campaign alleged that Wisconsin had ignored its own multi-county voting process. However, the campaign’s … Read more

Former Trump Marketing campaign Lawyer Sidney Powell Needs Supreme Courtroom to Hear Election Lawsuit

Former Trump Campaign Attorney Sidney Powell Wants Supreme Court to Hear Election Lawsuit

Unfortunately, most of Powell’s litigation failed after the elections. Conservative attorney Sidney Powell has filed another lawsuit alleging the Democrats were trying to steal President Donald Trump’s elections in Michigan. Powell filed a petition with the US Supreme Court earlier this week, according to The Detroit Free Press. In her complaint, Powell alleged that Michigan’s … Read more

Wisconsin Supreme Court docket Junks Trump Marketing campaign Lawsuit

Wisconsin Supreme Court Junks Trump Campaign Lawsuit

In a separate decision, the Wisconsin Supreme Court dismissed a lawsuit against Trump to dismiss the state’s election results. According to The Associated Press, the verdict came just hours before Wisconsin cast its 10 electoral college votes in favor of President-elect Joe Biden. In a 4-3 decision, the bank’s three liberal judges were supported by … Read more

Wisconsin Supreme Court docket Hears Trump Marketing campaign Request to Toss Out Hundreds of Votes

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While some conservative judges are receptive to part of the campaign’s argument, none seem inclined to disenfranchise voters en masse. Trump campaign lawyers are calling on the Wisconsin Supreme Court to invalidate hundreds of thousands of ballot papers cast in the state’s most populous counties. According to The Associated Press, the campaign’s arguments in the … Read more

Krebs Information Lawsuit Towards diGenova, The Trump Marketing campaign, and Newsmax – Thelegaltorts

Krebs Files Lawsuit Against diGenova, The Trump Campaign, and Newsmax – JONATHAN TURLEY

Christopher Krebs has filed a lawsuit against Trump’s attorney Joe diGenova over the controversial joke that Krebs was “pulled and quartered” and then “shot” for his failure as a former head of US cybersecurity. The action appears to me to be unfounded under the rules of tort. While Mark Zaid stated that “no sane person” … Read more