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Dean Lidsky Interviewed about Defamation Lawsuit Involving two Kremlin-Controlled TV Stations

Dean Lyrissa Lidsky was interviewed recently about a libel lawsuit against two Kremlin-controlled television stations, “U.S. Libel Case Over Russian Poisoning Take Aim at Kremlin Propaganda.” The plaintiff, Alex Goldfarb,  says that the two channels defame him by presenting reports indicating that Goldfarb murdered his close friend, Alexander Litvinenko, by poisoning him 12 years ago. Goldfarb speculates that by airing…

Dean Lidsky Writes Essay for First Amendment News

For its 200th issue, the First Amendment News invited 15 women to write essays about free speech law. Dean Lyrissa Lidsky’s essay, “Libel, Lies, and Conspiracy Theories,” discusses the libel suits by Sandy Hook parents against Alex Jones of Infowars. Dean Lidsky contends that examining the Sandy Hook parents’ libel suits against Jones helps illuminate the limits of the First…