Wednesday, May 18, 2016

J-M Manufacturing v. Phillips and Cohen

This week Los Angeles digital media lawyers Erik Syverson and Steve Gebelin report on the California Court of Appeal decision in J-M Manufacturing v. Phillips and Cohen.  As Internet defamation lawyers, we took great interest in this case because it involves a law firm being sued for defamation based upon a press release trumpeting a trial victory.  J-M Manufacturing felt that Phillips and Cohen falsely reported the outcome of the case.  As you will hear in this week's video, California law provides reporters/publishers great latitude in characterizing public legal proceedings.

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