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Family of Slain University of Virginia Student Refiles $30M Wrongful Death Lawsuit

The family of a slain University of Virginia student has refiled a $30 million wrongful death lawsuit against her ex-boyfriend, who was convicted of killing her. The Daily Progress reports Yeardley Love’s family filed the lawsuit against former Virginia lacrosse …

Rolling Stone Slams Defamation Claim in University of Virginia Rape Story

Rolling Stone is defending itself against a defamation lawsuit over a discredited article about a University of Virginia gang rape by arguing that members of a school fraternity knew about discrepancies in the woman’s claims weeks before the article was …

How to Be Cool: What Companies Can Do

Coolness, by its nature, is ephemeral, elusive and ever-evolving. People’s concept of cool might best be encapsulated by former Supreme Court Justice Potter Stuart’s infamous phrase, “I know it when I see it.” In the marketplace, coolness excites consumers, steers …

10 Critical Job Skills of the Future

The world sits on the precipice of the fourth industrial revolution, as a coming wave of disruptive technology in fields like artificial intelligence, machine learning, the mobile internet and 3-D printing remake entire industries and open up untold possibilities in …

Defamation Suit Over Rolling Stone Article Is Revived on Appeal

A defamation lawsuit suit against Rolling Stone magazine over its retracted 2014 article about an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia was partially revived by a federal appeals court in New York. The lower-court judge was wrong to …

Rolling Stone to Pay $1.65M to Settle Suit Over University of Virginia Rape Story

Rolling Stone magazine agreed to pay $1.65 million to settle a defamation lawsuit filed by a University of Virginia fraternity over a debunked story about a rape on campus, the fraternity said Tuesday. The settlement closes the final chapter of …

Rolling Stone Settles, but Fight Over University of Virginia Rape Story Isn’t Over

Rolling Stone magazine settled a University of Virginia administrator’s lawsuit over its discredited story about a rape on campus, but its legal fights over the botched article aren’t over. Attorneys for Rolling Stone and Nicole Eramo announced this week that …

Rolling Stone Defamation Case Over Rape Story Back in Virginia Court

Attorneys for Rolling Stone magazine are heading back to federal court to try to overturn a jury’s defamation verdict over its botched story “A Rape on Campus.” A judge is holding a hearing in Roanoke, Virginia, on Thursday to consider …

Rolling Stone Challenges Verdict in University of Virginia Defamation Case

Rolling Stone magazine urged a federal judge on Monday to overturn the verdict of a jury, which found that the publication and a reporter defamed a University of Virginia administrator with their botched story about a gang rape on campus. …

Jury Awards $3M in Damages Over Rolling Stone Rape Story

A federal court jury on Monday awarded $3 million in damages to a University of Virginia administrator that last week found was defamed by Rolling Stone magazine’s now-retracted story of a gang rape. The 10-person U.S. District Court jury in …