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There is absolutely no reason to believe there is any amount of truth to this. First off, several former members of Westboro with nothing to gain or lose have publicly said that this isn't true: A lot of you guys want to know if it's true that the objective of the church is to piss people off to the point of violence, sue, and gain profit. the answer is ...


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This lawsuit is over a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request. FOIA is a law requiring government entities to release certain types of information upon request. Plaintiffs asked the CDC to provide evidence of a certain claim. In response, the CDC provided 20 such documents. Link 3 in the OP is to the agreement by attorneys from both plaintiff and ...


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The court documents are sealed and thus not available. Some of the them were still obtained by the New York Daily News, but the deposition in question is missing and was possibly destroyed in a fire. The book that the quote is referring to is "Lost Tycoon: The Many Lives of Donald J. Trump" by Harry Hurt III. In a reprint, the following statement by Ivana ...


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It is possible that Deadmau5 is referring to a 2004 lawsuit between Roy Disney and the Walt Disney Company. The one lawsuit I could find was from 2004, Roy E. DISNEY, Plaintiff, v. The WALT DISNEY COMPANY, Defendant. A stockholder (Roy Disney) who obtained books and records of a Delaware corporation (The Walt Disney Company) for the purpose of ...


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Cernovich's sources do not support the extent of his claims. When he says: Congressmen settled over 250 sexual harassment lawsuits and Hidden from public view, Congress's Office of Compliance paid out over $17 million for 264 settlements involving misconduct and sexual harassment. he means there were 264 settlements, and some unknown proportion ...


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This article, from the French newspaper Le Monde, explains that Mr Desnard was fired because of his prolonged sick leave due to his car accident. He is suing because he contests his dissmissal. His physician said that the epiliptic seizure that caused the accident may have been caused by his extreme boredom, but no one else said so. The court decision will ...


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The question asks for corroborative evidence for Mr. Trice's story. Given his stone-walling I would expect that the best possible answer would be strong circumstantial evidence that no such evidence exists, like Thoreau's trout-in-the-milk circumstantial evidence that the dairy farmer had been watering down his milk. Background: The problem in the test is ...


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The company that makes Spam is called Hormel. I couldn't find any reference to them suing Hotmail, but around 2007 they did sue a company called Spam Arrest that made email filtering software, claiming their trademark was being infringed. They lost. Here is a story from the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. There may have been other such lawsuits as well, but this ...


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Legal advice is by definition not generic. Legal advice is applying the law to a particular set of real facts and giving a conclusion upon which you can reasonably expect the other party to rely. I will assume this is what you are asking about. The Law Society of Upper Canada maintains a list of prosecutions of people performing the unauthorized practice of ...


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As per "What Goes Around, Litigates Around", Snopes.com, it seems to be fake. The "What the 'F' Facts" post renewed interest in the story of Larry Rutman, which is nothing more than a fictional tale that has been floating around the online world since it was first published in the Weekly World News back in 1996


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Nate Eldredge's answer is pretty accurate so far; here are more details. The popular email service which was target by Hormel Foods Corp (HRL.N), owner of SPAM (food) is Spam Arrest LLC. Spam Arrest LLC, which is a provider of software and services aimed at stopping email spam, said it won a five-year legal battle against Hormel Foods Corp (HRL.N) to keep ...


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