U.S. Gold Medalist Sprinter Tianna Madison Is Being Sued By Her Parents…

Tianna Madison, the Olympic sprinter who was part of the U.S. Women's gold medal-grabbing 4x100 team, is being sued by her parents, Robert and Jo Ann Madison, for libel, slander, and defamation. Why the litigious homecoming, you might ask? The lawsuit, filed in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court in Cleveland, alleges… » 9/09/12 4:30pm 9/09/12 4:30pm

Korean Court Sensibly Rules That Calling Someone 'Bald' Isn't Defamation

A South Korean man was fined $265 for calling another man "bald" in an online chat session, after "an investigation" revealed that the victim was not bald after all. But the country's Supreme Court has now overturned the conviction, because "the word 'bald head' might have been used to insult the plaintiff, but we… » 11/03/11 6:40pm 11/03/11 6:40pm