Without libel law, credibility of the press would be at the mercy of the least scrupulous among it, and public discourse would have no necessary anchor in truth. ---David A. Anderson, Is Libel Law Worth Reforming?
Fake News, Defamation & Misinformation Case Law
Given the real world consequences of the Internet era of fake news, misinformation, debunked conspiracies, and defamation that I tried to prevent and deter, as my court filings verify, but ended up in oath-breaker judge courts, according to 28 U.S. Code § 453 – Oaths of justices and judges, I think it is fair to say that we are well past the crisis stage. #CleanHands
It happened again.
This time when the U.S. Capital was attacked on January 6, 2021 in what many people call an insurrection. And what happened? More people were harmed, including by tragically dying with over seven hundred arrests and still counting …
An insurrection is violent action that is taken by a large group of people against the rulers of their country, usually in order to remove them from office... Collins English Dictionary
(See for e.g., Dan Barry, Mike McIntire and Matthew Rosenberg, “Our President wants us here,” New York Times, January 9, 2021.)
While I am not a lawyer, I have litigated against five law firms as a pro se defamation (+ related counts) plaintiff and have sent numerous retraction notices. As a public safety service, following is some case law that you might want to know about.
It stands firm against defamation and fake news when you are in a court with oath-follower judges and lawyers.
If you are in oath-breaker judge courts, like I was, more people are harmed, including judges. Rule 8.3 is a thing
When words lead to murder
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