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Well, now there's this: Journalist Carson Griffith's New York #defamation case against The Daily Beast is finally moving forward with discovery - decision in our client's favor entered today #winning ImageImageImage
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I asked experts if Dominion Voting Systems could now sue Trump.

Backdrop: #January6thHearings revealed Trump was well informed that accusations were false.

Upshot: Makes for a powerful case of #Defamation.

Could sue for over a billion $$.

2. First Amendment living legend, Floyd Abrams:

“Dominion would have an extremely powerful libel case against him. Statements Trump made about the company were extraordinarily defamatory, provably false and enormously harmful.”…
3. Professor @zahr_said (@UWSchoolofLaw):

“Holding Mr. Trump legally liable for defamation would … provide significant public and institutional censure that could herald a change in our legal system’s apparent tolerance of outright misinformation”…
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This is book one in my Series about William Eggleston's Murderabilia.
Book one is William Eggleston's Murderabilia, It Shocks You Every Time
#photography #Defamation #USNavyVeteranDrTomBoring Image
This is book 2 in my Series about William Eggleston's Murderabilia. Book 2 is called Today in True Crime and Portraits, Photography by William Eggleston. #photography #fineartphotography Image
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Defamation law changes are needed for freer speech #auslaw #defamation…
This editorial seeks to cover a lot of ground. It acknowledges that there have been recent changes to defamation law as part of the first stage of reforms to the national, uniform defamation laws. It mentions the new requirement of serious harm to reputation.
It is also worth mentioning the new public interest defence, which is as yet untested in the courts. The purpose of these reforms is to exclude trivial claims and to encourage public interest journalism.
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Thread for Doctors (a thread to be updated time to time)

I will write here about,
What doctors can do to protect themselves, against complaints under SC/ST Act, complaints in police for medical negligence, complaints for medical negligence in

#Doctors #MedTwitter #India
2/ police station, complaints filed in criminal courts, summons by court to private doctors to appear as a witness with medical record of a patient, cases in civil court for damages, steps a doctor can take if he perceives threats from a patient, etc.

#doctors #MedTwitter
3/ First basic principles : An error in diagnosis (or Judgement) is not by itself a negligence. If a patient dies during an operation or immediately after surgery, is by itself not a medical negligence.
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1/10 - Dear Pakistan FIA, cybercrime wing, @CyberCrimeFIA, @FIA_Agency, Ms Ramla Ahtar (born in Faisalabad, former Karachi resident, former Gulmit resident), aka Rmala Aalam, says you are currently investigating her case against me, #BernardGrua, a French citizen from #Nantes Dear Pakistan FIA, cybercrime wing, @CyberCrimeFIA, @FIA_Age
2/10 - @Johanna_Rolland (mayor of #Nantes) , Bassem Asseh (@3asseh), @NantesFR and French police authorities @PoliceNat44, @PoliceNationale are the adressees of frequent deniciations coming from Ms Ramla Akhtar.
#JohannaRolland #BassemAsseh #HateSpeech #CalumniousDenunciations
3/10 - They are fully aware of the situation because of these communication and because of the enlightments I keep them informed with. That's good news, @FIA_Agency is, eventually, in charge.
#FederalInvestiagationAgency #Cybercrime
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A thread on defamation and why those, including PRs who post on social media opinion as fact without evidence are risking legal action.
In-country laws, any international laws law are vital knowledge area of practicing PR.
It's not a lawyer's responsibility, it's an individual's.
I just posted on social media' or 'they were my opinions and assumptions' but without evidence is defamation.
Trying to make a fact appear to be an opinion would not protect someone from legal address or a legal case.
Defence of 'honest comment' is one of the defences that can be used. This is the right of free speech allowing a person to express an opinion, even if it is prejudiced, exaggerated or obstinate. However, it must also be based on fact.
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Here is the overview of my Affidavit of my Probable Cause with my arrest for Stalking that I have with Elizabethtown Pennsylvania Police Department.
I was arrested on a false charge for stalking December 11, 2020.
Later on January 20, 2021 the Stalking charge was dropped!
That same day I was charged with two counts of harassment.
Here is my Probable Cause Affidavit to my Stalking arrest I have with the Elizabethtown Pennsylvania Police Department.
The whole affidavit is full of lies and doesn't prove that I actually stalked the woman. ImageImage
I met the woman in Pennsylvania that put the false stalking charge on me May 23rd, 2017 on Facebook.

We were friends on Facebook and I spoke to her on Twitter as well. She befriended me and sold me her book, she wrote, through a link to Amazon.
She lied here big time! Image
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🇵🇰Ramla Akhtar, instead of DOXXING & STALKING a @BernadGrua, a 🇫🇷 French citizen since more than 2 years under @GruaAbuseArkive & @BetterInventory YOU HAVE TO FILE A COMPLAINT BY YOUR LOCAL POLICE AUTHORITIES.
@FranceinPak,@cybercrimefia, @CcpoLahore, @ICT_Police, @PoliceNat44
🇵🇰Ramla Akhtar, aka Rmala Aalam French Embassy in Islamabad, @FranceinPak, already told three times to CONTACT YOUR LOCAL POLICE AUTHORITIES. First time was June 2019. Why did you not do it?! 🇵🇰Ramla Akhtar, aka Rmala Aalam French Embassy in Isla
@FranceinPak compte-tenu du fait que la nuisance de la 🇵🇰Pakistanaise Ramla Akhtar, alias Rmala Aalam, contre un citoyen français dure depuis plus de deux ans, je vous demande exceptionnellement d'interviewer cette personne. Voici sa photo.  @FranceinPak compte-tenu du fait que la nuisance de la 🇵
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#MumbaiSessionsCourt at Dindoshi to render verdict in plea filed by #KanganaRanaut challenging the proceedings before the Magistrate Court at Andheri in a criminal defamation complaint filed by #JavedAkhtar today.

@Javedakhtarjadu Image
The order was reserved on Saturday.…
#MumbaiSessionsCourt dismisses plea filed by Bollywood actress #KanganaRanaut challenging the proceedings before the Magistrate Court at Andheri in a criminal defamation complaint filed by lyricist #JavedAkhtar Image
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1/ Let's play compare and contrast:

(Left) The police attacked the victims in lock step with a violent #Nazi.

(Right) The police trumped up as many charges as possible under the direction of far right groups.

Just wait until we get to compare the #media response. #cdnPoli Image
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Mumbai Metropolitan Magistrate has issued notice to Kangana Ranaut in the criminal complaint filed by Javed Akhtar against the defamatory comments passed by Ranaut during a Republic TV interview.

Upon directions of the Court, the Juhu Police filed their inquiry report today which states that the offences alleged against Ranaut are made out for further investigation.
The notice is returnable on March 1, 2021.
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@thetimes pays £30,000 libel damages to former Guantanamo detainee, @Moazzam_Begg & @UK_CAGE and issues apology for linking them to Reading suspected terror attack #Defamation #Libel #TheTimes
They were represented by our @ZillRah7 and Counsel, Mark Henderson from @DoughtyStreet. Zillur said: “We are delighted by this outcome... £30,000 is a substantial sum of damages for an article that was online for less than 24hrs. It exemplifies the gravity of the allegations...”
Mr Begg, of CAGE said: “This appears to be a case of Times editors sexing up its journalist’s story to create a false link between a Muslim grassroots advocacy group & a suspected terrorist attack... this settlement serves as a reminder to others that the truth is non-negotiable”
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What, if any, defamatory meaning does a 'zipper-mouth face' emoji convey? Gibson DCJ considers the issue here:… #auslaw #defamation
'Defamatory meaning and emoji
Although there has been some academic criticism of judges for referring to sources such as Wikipedia (R Smyth, “What do Trial Judges Cite?”, Evidence from the New South Wales District Court" [2018] UNSWLawJl 9; (2018) 41(1) UNSW Law Journal 211, ...'
'... the nature of modern communications makes consultation of internet dictionaries, such as Emojipedia, a necessary step for the trier of fact who seeks to determine what the ordinary reasonable Twitter reader would make of the use of these symbols.'
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IANS has filed 3 criminal intimidation cases against #TablighiJamaat after different individuals claiming to be the members of the Islamic missionary sent identical defamation notices in verbatim to its media subscribers

@sandeep_bamzai @AnandaMajumdar @DeepakSEditor @AartiTikoo
𝗜𝗔𝗡𝗦 𝗳𝗶𝗹𝗲𝘀 𝘁𝗵𝗿𝗲𝗲 𝗰𝗮𝘀𝗲𝘀 𝗼𝗳 𝗰𝗿𝗶𝗺𝗶𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝗶𝗻𝘁𝗶𝗺𝗶𝗱𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗮𝗴𝗮𝗶𝗻𝘀𝘁 #TablighiJamaat

@sandeep_bamzai @AnandaMajumdar @DeepakSEditor @AartiTikoo
𝗜𝗔𝗡𝗦 𝗳𝗶𝗹𝗲𝘀 𝘁𝗵𝗿𝗲𝗲 𝗰𝗮𝘀𝗲𝘀 𝗼𝗳 𝗰𝗿𝗶𝗺𝗶𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝗶𝗻𝘁𝗶𝗺𝗶𝗱𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗮𝗴𝗮𝗶𝗻𝘀𝘁 #TablighiJamaat

@sandeep_bamzai @AnandaMajumdar @DeepakSEditor @AartiTikoo
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Testimony N°1 about #ChildAbuse from Ramla Akhtar, aka Rmala Alam, currenty tweeting under @BarefootRaRa, looking for help of French #FarRight to harass the #whistleblower @BernardGrua, #BernardGrua.
#RamlaAktar #RmalaAalam #Hunza #Pakistan #Bullying #RassemblementNational
@BarefootRaRa @BernardGrua Testimony N°2 about #ChildAbuse from Ramla Akhtar, aka Rmala Alam, currenty tweeting under @BarefootRaRa, looking for help of French #FarRight to harass the #whistleblower @BernardGrua, #BernardGrua.
#RamlaAktar #RmalaAalam #Hunza #Pakistan #Bullying #RassemblementNational
@BarefootRaRa @BernardGrua Testimony N°3 about #ChildAbuse from Ramla Akhtar, aka Rmala Alam, currenty tweeting under @BarefootRaRa, looking for help of French #FarRight to harass the #whistleblower @BernardGrua, #BernardGrua.
#RamlaAktar #RmalaAalam #Hunza #Pakistan #Bullying #RassemblementNational
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@kateschapira Kate Schapira: Jan 10, 2018, you tweeted: "Women I know & care about have suffered from Joseph Massey's predatory behavior, so I am sharing this letter..." Who are the women who have suffered from #JosephMassey's "predatory behavior"? Your close friend #KateColby, #MeToofraud?
@kateschapira Kate Schapira: Truth is your female poet friend, #KateColby, happily had a *consensual affair* w #JosephMassey 2014-17. After he told her husband about affair (guilty conscience) & his book was accepted by @weslpress (her "personal dream press") she unethically #MeTooed him.
@kateschapira @weslpress Kate Schapira: Jan 10, 2018, #KateColby posted on her FB that #JosephMassey is a "serial abuser" w link to website, "The Poet Joseph Massey Is An Abuser." Same day, you (Colby's female poet friend in Providence) tweeted the link to the same site? Cc @BrownUniversity @mkimarnold
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1/ THREAD. What are possible #solutions to the threats #deepfakes and synthetic media could pose to evidence, truth and freedom of expression? Our survey from recent @witnessorg @firstdraftnews expert convening.
2/ Invest in MEDIA LITERACY + RESILIENCE/discernment for news consumers - how to spot both individual items of synthetic media (e.g. via visible anomalies such as mouth distortion often present in current deepfakes) as well as develop approaches to assessing image credibility
3/ Recent examples sharing commonsense guidance on this e.g. @CraigSilverman… and @samanthsunne…
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