Former Police Officer Wins $525,000 Settlement in Groundbreaking Free Speech Lawsuit Triggered by Social Media Posts

Sparks, Nevada – The city of Sparks has agreed to pay a former police officer $525,000 to settle a lawsuit alleging violation of free speech rights regarding social media posts. The settlement comes after months of litigation and represents an effort by the city to avoid further legal costs and potential damage to its reputation. The controversy began when the ex-police officer, whose identity remains undisclosed, claimed that the city unlawfully terminated his employment due to his personal social media activity. The posts in question touched on various social and political issues and expressed opinions … Read more

L.A. Man Files Lawsuit Against Over 50 Women for Defamatory Social Media Posts, Claiming False Allegations

Los Angeles, CA – A Los Angeles man has filed a lawsuit against more than 50 women for allegedly posting negative messages about him on social media. Stewart Lucas Murrey is accusing the women of defamation, sex-based discrimination, intentional infliction of emotional distress, libel, invasion of privacy, and other charges. The alleged remarks were made in a private Facebook group called “Are We Dating The Same Guy?”, where members share dating advice and warn others about potentially harmful or untrustworthy men. According to Murrey, the women posted false claims about him, including allegations of murder … Read more

Las Vegas Judge Denies Ethics Violations Amid Controversial Social Media Posts

LAS VEGAS, Nevada – A Las Vegas judge is facing ethics charges over her social media posts, but she denies any violation of ethical rules. Clark County District Court Judge Erika Ballou, represented by attorney Tom Pitaro, argues that her posts were protected speech and intended as private jokes. The Nevada Commission on Judicial Discipline filed a formal statement of charges against Ballou in January, referencing a photo of her in a hot tub with two public defenders. Ballou is accused of violating multiple rules related to promoting public confidence, avoiding impropriety, and demonstrating impartiality. … Read more

Former President Trump Posts $92 Million Bond to Secure Jury Award for Verbal Attacks Against E. Jean Carroll

NEW YORK (AP) — In a significant development, a federal judge in New York City has approved a $92 million bond put up by former President Donald Trump to secure the jury award for writer E. Jean Carroll if it survives appeals. Judge Lewis A. Kaplan formally authorized the bond on Tuesday after both parties reached an agreement. This bond comes as Trump’s lawyers are appealing the verdict to the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan. Over the weekend, at a campaign rally in Georgia, Trump resumed his attacks on Carroll, accusing her … Read more