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Idaho Supreme Court Rules ‘Defamation by Implication’ Is Actionable

The Idaho Supreme Court says individuals have the right to sue if they think someone implied – but didn’t outright say – something defamatory. The ruling was handed down Monday in a lawsuit brought by former teacher James Verity against …

New Zealand Allrounder Cairns Awarded Damages After Fixing Allegations

Former New Zealand allrounder Chris Cairns was awarded damages of 90,000 pounds ($140,000) from a British court on Monday after winning a libel case about allegations of fixing that threatened to besmirch his reputation and achievements in the sport. A …