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  • BREAKING: Judge allows Nick Sandmann to sue Washington Post, reverses prior ruling

    10/28/2019 2:20:47 PM PDT · by blueyon · 60 replies
    lifesitenews.com ^ | 10/28/19 | Calvin Freiburger
    Pro-life teen Nick Sandmann’s defamation suit against the Washington Post got a new lease on life Monday thanks to US District Judge William Bertelsman partially reversing his prior ruling, which will allow the suit to move forward. Immediately following the January March for Life in Washington, D.C., the press erupted with claims that a video showed boys from the Kentucky religious school harassing Nathan Phillips, a Native American activist, outside the Lincoln Memorial. But additional extended video and firsthand accounts soon revealed that Phillips was the one who waded into the group waiting for its bus and decided to beat...
  • Nick Sandmann's Washington Post lawsuit headed towards discovery.

    10/28/2019 12:07:07 PM PDT · by MMaschin · 35 replies
    Twitter ^ | 28 October 2019 | Todd McMurtry
    NEWSFLASH: Federal Judge William O. Bertelsman partially reversed his ruling to dismiss #nicksandmann's claims against the @washingtonpost . Nick's case may now proceed into discovery. The ruling bodes will for the NBC and CNN cases, as well.
  • Judge reopens Covington Catholic High student's defamation suit against Washington Post

    10/29/2019 12:15:09 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 5 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 28 2019 | Gregg Re
    A federal judge in Kentucky on Monday partially reopened Covington Catholic High School student Nicholas Sandmann's $250 million defamation lawsuit against The Washington Post, which the same judge dismissed in July. The new ruling, by District Judge William O. Bertelsman, is based on an amended complaint filed by Sandmann's legal team. The decision permitted Sandmann to obtain documents from The Post during an upcoming discovery process, as his lawyers have sought to argue that the paper negligently covered Sandmann's interactions with a Native American man, Nathan Phillips, while the student wore a red "Make America Great Again" hat and stood...
  • Judge dismisses Covington student's defamation suit against Washington Post

    A federal judge in Kentucky Friday threw out a defamation lawsuit against The Washington Post by Covington Catholic High School student Nicholas Sandmann and his family over the paper's reporting of an incident between the young man and a Native American man this past January in Washington.
  • Federal judge tosses March for Life attendee's $25M defamation lawsuit against Washington Post

    07/26/2019 3:24:04 PM PDT · by Coronal · 29 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | July 26, 2019 | Valerie Richardson
    A federal judge dismissed Friday the $25 million defamation lawsuit filed against the Washington Post by Kentucky teen Nicholas Sandmann over the newspaper’s coverage of his viral encounter with an elderly Native American activist at the Lincoln Memorial. Senior U.S. District Court Judge William O. Bertelsman found that activist Nathan Phillips may have been wrong when he said he was “blocked” by the teen and not allowed to “retreat,” but that such statements represented opinion protected by the First Amendment. “And The Post is not liable for publishing these opinions, for the reasons discussed in this Opinion,” said the 36-page...
  • Nick Sandmann Sues NBC for $275 Million

    05/06/2019 6:16:08 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 32 replies
    Church Militant ^ | 5/2/19 | Bruce Walker
    Third lawsuit against media for false attacksDETROIT (ChurchMilitant.com) - Nick Sandmann's legal team is suing NBCUniversal for $275 million, bringing the number of lawsuits filed on behalf of the aggrieved Covington Catholic High School student to three. Prior to suing NBC, Sandmann's attorneys also sought financial restitution from cable news network CNN for $275 million and The Washington Post newspaper for $250 million. The suit names NBCUniversal and its networks and platforms — including NBC, MSNBC and the NBC owned-and-operated stations — as defendants. The suit also alleges attacks on Sandmann were posted online on corresponding websites and Twitter accounts...
  • Catholic school student addresses ‘misinformation’ and ‘outright lies’ ...

    01/20/2019 9:38:33 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 64 replies
    The Hill ^ | 01/20/19 | Emily Birnbaum
    The Catholic high school student at the center of a viral controversy claimed on Sunday that reports about his apparent confrontation with a Native American man have been filled with "misinformation" and "outright lies." CNN's Jake Tapper posted a letter from the student, identified as Nick Sandmann from Covington Catholic High School in Kentucky, explaining the incident. "I am providing this factual account of what happened on Friday afternoon at the Lincoln Memorial to correct misinformation and outright lies being spread about my family and me," Sandmann wrote in the letter. His explanation comes after a video clip passed around...
  • Teen in Lincoln Memorial protest sues Washington Post for $250 million

    02/19/2019 4:53:49 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 59 replies
    Teen in Lincoln Memorial protest sues Washington Post for $250 million Keith Coffman 3 Min Read (Reuters) - A high school student from Covington, Kentucky, sued the Washington Post for defamation on Tuesday, claiming the newspaper falsely accused him of racist acts and instigating a confrontation with a Native American activist in a January videotaped incident at the Lincoln Memorial. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Kentucky by Covington Catholic High School student Nicholas Sandmann, 16, seeks $250 million in damages, the amount that Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon.com and the world’s richest person, paid for the Post...
  • Lawyers for Nick Sandman files 250 Million Dollar Lawsuit against Washington Post (My title)

    02/19/2019 3:01:58 PM PST · by grayboots · 84 replies
    Hemmer DeFrank and Wessels ^ | 2/19/2019 | Hemmer Law
    For truth, for justice, for Nicholas! Today, Lin Wood and Todd McMurtry filed their first lawsuit on behalf of Nicholas Sandmann against The Washington Post. The lawsuit filed is included below. The suit seeks $250 million in both compensatory and punitive damages. Lin and Todd will continue to bring wrongdoers before the court to seek damages in compensation for the harm so many have done to the Sandmann family. This is only the beginning.
  • Covington Teen's Lawyer Releases Brutal 14-Minute Video Showcasing Lies of Nathan Phillips and Media

    02/03/2019 7:31:01 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 97 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 02-03-2019 01:29:59 PM | Debra Heine
    By now most everyone knows that the Covington Catholic High School boys didn't mob and harass a revered "tribal elder" at the Lincoln Memorial following the March for Life on January 18. The boys were actually targeted and harassed by two groups of protesters: the Black Hebrew Israelites (who hurled hateful, racial, homophobic slurs at them) and Native American activists from the American Indian Movement, led by "tribal elder" Nathan Phillips. A nationwide media frenzy erupted after the Covington boys were falsely accused of mocking Phillips, spurring hundreds of threats against the school and the school's students from across the...
  • What the Covington High Schoolers Taught America

    01/22/2019 5:34:47 PM PST · by markomalley · 15 replies
    American Greatness ^ | 1/22/19 | Sebastian Gorka
    What is the real lesson of the Covington Catholic School incident last week at the Lincoln Memorial? Decent Americans are rightly appalled at the deliberate lies propagated by the “mainstream” media, the knee-jerk surrender to Leftist narratives by allegedly “conservative” commentators, and the resultant abuse and death threats hurled at children and their families since the edited video originally went viral and was re-reported by an agenda-driven propaganda press. But this isn’t simply yet another instance of the #FakeNews Industrial Complex doing what it has been doing for so long. This isn’t just another tactical engagement on the battlefield of...