Increasing the Statute of Limitations for Arizona Internet Defamation Claims to Three Years

  Statute of Limitations A statute of limitation is “[a] law that bars claims after a specified period; specif., a statute establishing a time limit for suing in a civil case, based on the date when the claim accrued (as … Continue reading

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Colorado’s New Online Mug Shot Removal Law

  Maintaining an online reputation is integral to career growth and securing opportunities in our modern society. Our public posts and online behavior on websites like Facebook and Reddit are all fair game for potential employers, college admissions officers, and … Continue reading

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Arizona’s False Light Invasion of Privacy Tort

  Introduction False light is an invasion of privacy cause of action that alleges a defendant publicly attributed to a plaintiff views or attributes that the plaintiff does not have in a highly offensive and false manner.[1] Elements In Arizona, a defendant is liable … Continue reading

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Case Brief: Brokers’ Choice of Am., Inc. v. NBC Universal, Inc. (10th Cir. Colo. July 9, 2014).

  Case Citation Brokers’ Choice of Am., Inc. v. NBC Universal, Inc., 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 12922, 2014 WL 3307834 (10th Cir. Colo. July 9, 2014). Facts Plaintiffs sued after Defendants aired a television segment featuring clips of Plaintiffs’ two-day … Continue reading

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Federal Wiretap Law: When Can You Sue for Damages?

  “Illegal Wiretapping” is the federal crime of wiretapping or using a machine to capture the communications of others without court approval, unless one of the parties has given their prior consent. One is a victim of illegal wiretapping when … Continue reading

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Case Brief: Giduck v. Niblett, 2014 COA 86

  Case Cititation Giduck v. Niblett, 2014 COA 86, 2014 Colo. App. LEXIS 1088, 2014 WL 2986670 (Colo. App. 2014). Facts Plaintiffs are Colorado residents. Based on Internet postings by Defendants, Plaintiffs sued Defendants for defamation, trespass, assault, invasion of … Continue reading

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Why Disclosing Private Information on Facebook Can Get You Sued in Colorado

  Facebook as a Public Forum When we think of logging onto Facebook, we generally associate it with a positive experience. The social network keeps us coming back multiple times a day to catch the latest updates, and we even … Continue reading

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Case Brief: Larue v. Brown, 693 Ariz. Adv. Rep. 18 (App. Div. I, August 19, 2014)

  Case Citation Larue v. Brown, 693 Ariz. Adv. Rep. 18 (App. Div. I, August 19, 2014). Facts Plaintiff Mindi Larue and Defendant David Brown had two children from their prior marriage to each other. Plaintiff Mindi Larue married Plaintiff … Continue reading

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