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Section Newsletter Articles on Defamation

“Defamation”: A synopsis of the Kane County Bar Association’s Diversity Committee CLE Seminar By Divya Sarang and Priti Nemani Diversity Leadership Council, June 2014 An overview of the Kane County Bar Association's October 2013 Ethics CLE Seminar.
Executive fired for false cause obtains multimillion defamation award By Michael R. Lied Labor and Employment Law, July 2011 In the case of Leyshon v. Diehl Controls North America, Inc., the Illinois appellate court upheld significant compensatory and punitive damages.
Punitive damages award proper in retaliation, defamation, and intentional infliction of emotion distress lawsuit By Megan A. Drefchinski Labor and Employment Law, January 2010 With regard to the defendants’ arguments that testimony adduced violated their First Amendment rights and the Noerr Pennington doctrine, which provides certain defenses to antitrust claims.