Jury Finds Rolling Stone and Reporter Liable in Defamation Trial Over UVA Rape Story 

A jury has ruled in favor of a University of Virginia dean who sued Rolling Stone and reporter Sabrina Rubin Erdely for defamation over a now-retracted story from 2014 about an alleged gang rape on campus. Nicole Eramo argued that the story was irresponsible, showed a “reckless disregard” for the truth, and damaged…

At Defamation Trial, Author of Retracted Rolling Stone Rape Story Says Jackie Intended to 'Deceive Me' 

A $7.5 million lawsuit against Rolling Stone and reporter Sabrina Rubin Erdely is underway, brought by University of Virginia’s Associate Dean of Students Nicole Eramo. In her testimony, Erdely said she erred in relying on “Jackie,” the student who claimed to have been gang-raped at a campus fraternity: “It was a…

Jury Will Decide If Rolling Stone Acted With 'Reckless Disregard' in Publishing Discredited UVA Story

A defamation lawsuit against Rolling Stone filed by Nicole Eramo, University of Virginia’s Associate Dean of Students, is set for trial next month. A judge has ruled that the jury will have to decide whether the magazine acted with a “reckless disregard for the truth” in publishing Sabrina Rubin Erdely’s now-debunked…