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By Kim Chandler, Associated Press
With the near daily stream of graphic testimony, one sociologist who studies sexual violence said she can see a new blueprint emerging: Defamation suits could become a way for perpetrators to lock survivors into years of abuse.
By Jennifer Gerson, The 19th
Jurors in Johnny Depp's libel lawsuit against his ex-wife, actress Amber Heard, are hearing audio clips of Depp shouting vulgarities at his wife and warning of a "bloodbath" if their arguments escalate.
By Matthew Barakat, Associated Press
Jerry Falwell Jr. has sued Liberty University two months after resigning amid a series of scandals. Fallwell is alleging the evangelical school founded by his late pastor father defamed him through statements it issued.
By Sarah Rankin, Elana Schor, Associated Press
The decision, by a midlevel state appeals court, holds off further proceedings and evidence-gathering — including sworn pretrial questioning of Trump — in Summer Zervos' defamation case.
By Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press
By Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press
It's not yet clear whether Cosby will now drop his counterclaims against the seven women, including one who recently died. They are among the dozens of women who have accused Cosby of sexual misconduct. He has denied their allegations and…
By Michael Balsamo, Associated Press
In an order handed down Monday, a federal judge said Trump's statement was protected speech under the First Amendment.
By Associated Press
President Donald Trump's lawyers are asking a New York state appeals court to throw out or freeze a defamation lawsuit by a former contestant on "The Apprentice" who has accused Trump of unwanted kissing and groping.
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