The D.C. Court of Appeals Undermines the First Amendment

Posted on AllSides December 29th, 2016
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Yesterday, the D.C Court of Appeals issued its decision in Michael Mann’s defamation case against us and the Competitive Enterprise Institute. The court dismissed Mann’s claims for intentional infliction of emotional distress, and also dismissed his claims based on an open letter written by our editor-in-chief Rich Lowry taking Dr. Mann to task for threatening to file this bullying lawsuit in the first place. At the same time, the court refused to dismiss the defamation claims against NR and CEI based on blog posts by Mark Steyn and Rand Simberg...

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https://www.nationalreview.com/2016/12/dc-court-appeals-first-amendment-michael-mann-decision-national-review-cei/

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