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Digest for Week of February 8th, 2017

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Frank Ocean Sued by Dad for $14.5M in Libel Lawsuit

George Khoury, Esq.
February 7, 2017
Frank Ocean, the singer-songwriter that gained repute in 2011 with his hit single Novacane, has recently been sued by his own father for libel, defamation, sinning, and more. The lawsuit stems from a Tumblr blog post that Ocean published...
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What Are the Penalties for Desecrating the Dead?

George Khoury, Esq.
February 7, 2017
When a person dies, the deceased may still have some legal rights when it comes to how their body is handled and treated. In most if not all states, there are criminal penalties, as well as potential civil liability,...
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Emmy Winner Convicted of Attempted Murder of Roommate Over Oscar Dreams

George Khoury, Esq.
February 6, 2017
The daytime Emmy Award winning producer, Andre Bauth, also known as Andre Salaman Bautista, from Colombia, was found guilty last week of attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon. Bautista won an Emmy in April 2015 for his...
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50 Cent Sues Lawyers for Losing Sex Tape Case and More

George Khoury, Esq.
February 3, 2017
The popular rapper and actor 50 Cent has filed an action against his former attorneys seeking over $30 million, or 60 million of himself. Basically, 50 Cent is asserting that legal malpractice caused him to lose the highly publicized...
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NJ Beauty Queen Faces Criminal Charges for 10 Minors' Drinking

George Khoury, Esq.
February 2, 2017
The former Mrs. Bergen County, Soneca Guadara, is facing criminal charges as a result of an alcohol fueled party involving 10 minors, where she may not have even been present. When one minor was discovered drunk and passed out...
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Proposed Arizona Law Would Let Residents Shoot Snakes in the Grass

George Khoury, Esq.
February 2, 2017
An Arizona bill that would make it legal to shoot snakes, rats, and other pests again within city limits passed the state house and is headed to the state senate for approval. The bill, which still has not become...
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3 Drug Lords Who Attained Celebrity Status

George Khoury, Esq.
February 1, 2017
Given the social history of the United States, it is not surprising that American culture glorifies criminals, not just at home, but all over the world. After all, our earliest intellectuals were proponents of civil disobedience and actually broke...
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Determining Defamation, Libel, and Slander


Frank Ocean's dad sued his son this week for $14 million in a libel lawsuit. Protecting one's reputation and good name in the view of the public has been a concern for centuries. Understanding what constitutes libel and slander will help you know if comments made against your name require defense. Find out more through FindLaw's Torts and Personal Injuries Section.
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