Billy Andrle was a linebacker and running back for the East Meadow Jets – until he suffered what turned out to be a high school career-ending injury.
The sheriff denied defaming DA Adam Levy. He also said the timing of the lawsuit was “blatantly political” and implied it was intended to damage his re-election campaign.
Tawana Brawley, the woman who was the center of a racial controversy involving rape allegations a quarter century ago, has begun making payments to a man who won a defamation judgment against her.
Fired Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine has filed the initial paperwork in a defamation lawsuit against ESPN for reporting sex-abuse claims against him.
A New York woman who was harassed online is hoping her case will help put an end to anonymous cyber-bullying. A judge ordered Google to release the names of the online attackers who made defaming comments about her.