Another media company under the microscope with 'pink slime' defamation trial

Jun 5, 2017
Beef Products Inc. has filed a nearly $6 billion lawsuit against ABC.
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Hulk Hogan awarded $115 million in Gawker case

Mar 18, 2016
The wrestler sued for violation of privacy after the site published a sex tape.
Terry Bollea, aka Hulk Hogan, testifies in court during his trial against Gawker Media at the Pinellas County Courthouse on March 8, 2016 in St Petersburg, Florida.
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Judge bans financial jargon from Fabrice Tourre trial

Jul 17, 2013
She's instructed lawyers to "have a heart" and stay away from words like 'security,' 'collateral' and 'asset-backed.'

As Russia tries dead man, cover-up alleged

Mar 21, 2013
Russian legal specialist Sergei Magnitsky is due to be tried tomorrow for tax offenses, even though he died in prison more than 3 years ago. Critics of Russian business practices say he was killed to cover up corruption…

Pistorius murder media frenzy reminds some of O.J.

Feb 22, 2013
Cable news counts on the ratings bump it gets from sensational trials and other long-running stories.
South African Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius appears at the Magistrate Court in Pretoria on Feb. 22, 2013.
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Trial continues for accused Ponzi schemer Allen Stanford

Feb 8, 2012
The former CEO of the Stanford Financial Group is considered the biggest accused Ponzi schemer to be tried. One of the government’s key witnesses testifies this week.