The Daily Mail is a publication that regularly produces stories. Some of these stories are fact, some of them are based in fact and some of them are not even close to fact. But when they've published stories in that last category, they have to apologize and they usually do so in a big way. Enter: J.K. Rowling's…
Bright Eyes frontman Conor Oberst filed a lawsuit last Thursday seeking $1 million in damages from the woman who accused him of raping her in the comments section on an xoJane article. Now a domestic violence advocacy is asking him to drop the suit, even if he's innocent.
When troubles arise in the world of Harry Potter, wizards cast charms. Rich celebrities, on the other hand, summon fleets of very well-paid lawyers. Hence J.K. Rowling has just sued the
Daily Prophet Daily Mail for libel. Expelliarmus!
The hotel maid who accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn of assault is suing the New York Post for claiming she's a prostitute. The paper's claims continue today.
Amanda Knox's parents have been living a nightmare since their daughter was accused of killing her roommate, and now they're facing legal troubles of their own. The Wall Street Journal reports that today an Italian judge indicted Curt Knox and Edda Mellas on a slander charge for telling the press that their daughter…
Celebrity midwife Cara Muhlhahn—made famous by Ricki Lake's documentary The Business Of Being Born—is suing New York magazine for $1 million for libel, we've learned. This comes as Muhlhahn fields her own malpractice lawsuit, after a stillborn birth.