On April 18, 2023, on the eve of trial, Dominion Voting Systems and Fox News Network agreed to settle Dominion’s Delaware defamation lawsuit against Fox News[1] based on statements made on Fox News that Dominion rigged the 2020 U.S. presidential election.[2] It was soon reported that Fox News had agreed to pay Dominion $787.5 million to settle the case.[3]

Everyone has heard the adage, “sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt
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As he so often did during his 15 years as the Green Bay Packers MVP quarterback, Brett Favre has dominated the news cycle during the NFL’s playoff season this year. This time, however, it is for what he is doing in a Mississippi courtroom rather than on the frozen tundra of Lambeau Field. After a Mississippi state audit revealed the misuse of money from the state’s welfare program, Favre heaved up three defamation lawsuits against a Mississippi state official
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