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File photo of Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe. (credit: Leigh Vogel/Getty Images for 2nd Annual Concordia Summit)

Judge Says US-Based Reporter Defamed Haiti’s Prime Minister

A federal judge in Miami says a Haitian-American journalist has defamed Haiti’s prime minister.

02/19/2013

Casey Anthony at her sentencing hearing.

Casey Anthony Wants Defamation Trial Moved Out Of Orange County

Casey Anthony’s attorneys think she can’t get a fair shake in Orange County, so they are seeking a change of venue for her upcoming defamation trial.

CBS4–10/26/2012

Jonathan Vilma

Former Cane Sues NFL Commish Over Bounty Penalties

t might be time to grab some popcorn and get ready for a show between the NFL and former University of Miami linebackers Jonathan Vilma. Thursday, Vilma filed a lawsuit against NFL commissioner Roger Goodell in Louisiana. The lawsuit claims Goodell made defamatory statements against Vilma.

CBS4–05/17/2012

Casey Anthony smiles before the start of her sentencing hearing on charges of lying to a law enforcement officer at the Orange County Courthouse July 7, 2011 in Orlando, Florida.  Anthony was acquitted of murder charges on July 5, 2011 but will serve four, one-year sentences on her conviction of lying to a law enforcement officer. She will be credited for the nearly three-years of time served and good behavior and will be released July 13.  (Photo by Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

Casey Anthony Civil Trial Delayed

If you were anxiously awaiting the civil trial of Casey Anthony on claims she defamed a woman as part of her daughter Caylee’s disappearance, you’ll have to wait until 2013. An Orlando ordered the trial date pushed back Tuesday.

03/13/2012

Rapper Luther Campbell performs onstage at the 2010 Vh1 Hip Hop Honors at Hammerstein Ballroom on June 3, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Uncle Luke Sues Nevin Shapiro

Nevin Shapiro has rocked the University of Miami’s football program to its core, but his claim against the man known in the 1980’s as “Uncle Luke” may have gotten him into more legal hot water.

CBS4–09/21/2011