Blog Posts: Elizabeth A. Kapopoulos

Elizabeth A. Kapopoulos

CECIL THE LION’S ROAR: LIBEL IN AN INTERNET AGE

With the advent of the Internet, an entirely new realm of libel law has emerged in the courts, forcing judges to examine entirely new questions of Internet vigilantism and how to deal with crimes in a digital world.   Defamation, 20 N.C. Index 4 th  Libel and Slander  §  1, includes the two separate torts of libel and slander. This blog will focus specifically on the libel associated with Walter Palmer and Cecil the Lion.
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No Comments | Posted by Elizabeth A. Kapopoulos on Mon. February 29, 2016 3:26 PM
Categories: Court Rulings, Freedom of Speech, Social Media

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