Rudy Giuliani has filed for bankruptcy, days after being ordered to pay $148 million in a defamation lawsuit. The former New York City mayor listed nearly $153 million in existing or potential debts.
A jury has awarded $148 million in damages to two former Georgia election workers who sued Rudy Giuliani for defamation over lies he spread about them in 2020 that upended their lives with racist threats and harassment. Friday's damages verdict comes after Wandrea "Shaye" Moss and her mother, Ruby Freeman, tearfully testified about becoming the target of a false conspiracy theory pushed by Giuliani and other Republican allies of Donald Trump that made them fear for their lives.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: A jury finds former President Trump liable of sexual abuse and libel in a civil case. The pandemic-era rule Title 42 will expire tomorrow, affecting immigration. And the Georgia Bulldogs punt their chance to go to the White House, declining an invite from President Biden.
In addition to the Dominion case against Fox News, more than a dozen similar cases related to lies spread about the 2020 election are slowly making their way through the legal system.
Delaware Superior Court Judge Eric M. Davis told a courtroom on Monday that he's still preparing for the blockbuster trial to start Tuesday, even as both sides engaged in settlement talks.
Dominion Voting Systems is suing Fox News and its parent company Fox Corp. for knowingly airing false claims that its machines rigged the 2020 election against then-President Donald Trump.
If Dominion prevails in its massive defamation suit against Fox News, a big challenge for the voting tech company will be to demonstrate that it deserves more than $1 billion in damages.
Delaware Superior Court Judge Eric Davis says he will appoint an outside attorney to investigate whether Fox News attorneys withheld key evidence in weeks leading up to defamation trial.
Fox News chief political anchor Bret Baier repeatedly proposed an hour-long special to debunk voting fraud myths after the 2020 elections. Network executives never gave him an answer.
A federal judge ruled in favor of the former president on Tuesday, ordering adult film star Stormy Daniels to pay another $121,972 in legal fees for a failed defamation suit.
The blockbuster $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit is set to go to trial next month in a Delaware court.
Abby Grossberg, a producer for Tucker Carlson and Maria Bartiromo, alleges Fox News attorneys coerced her to lie under oath in a defamation case against the network. Fox fired her on Friday.
Abby Grossberg says she was misled by Fox lawyers who prepared her to testify in the defamation lawsuit. Fox News says she's revealed confidential information and has sued her.
Could Fox News lose a $1.6 billion lawsuit? Outside media lawyers say the network is in real legal jeopardy if the case goes to trial next month. Fox argues a loss would hurt other news outlets too.
A woman who put forth election-fraud claims that even she described as "pretty wackadoodle" was a source for baseless claims aired by Fox News in 2020. The network is now being sued for defamation.