This program, presented by internet defamation attorney and published author Paul Sternberg, will provide an overview of what constitutes online defamation. Mr. Sternberg will discuss in detail the complex web of laws governing defamatory statements including the First Amendment, the Communications Decency Act, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, recent case law, and more. Other topics to be discussed include the difference between libel and slander and considerations for determining if and when to file suit for defamatory conduct. The mechanics of a defamation suit will then be explored in great detail, including a review of cease and desist letters, anti-SLAPP laws, discovery exceptions, and much more.
Paul M. Sternberg is in private practice at his own Houston, Texas law firm since 2001. He concentrates his practice in the areas of internet defamation law and business law. Mr. Sternberg is a graduate from the A.B.Freeman School of Business at Tulane University in 1987, and a 1996 graduate from South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas where he was on the Dean’s Honor Roll.
Mr. Sternberg, a seasoned entrepreneur, is the author of THE GUIDE TO INTERNET DEFAMATION AND WEBSITE REMOVAL and THE GUIDE TO INVESTING IN COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE. He has 10 years of experience on representing clients who have been the victims of defamatory cyber-attacks. Mr. Sternberg has developed a reliable blueprint in securing positive solutions in most cases. He has shared his professional knowledge with FOX NEWS and many other media outlets to discuss internet defamation. He is a frequent speaker to attorneys and community groups. He may be reached at www.TheDefamationAttorney.com or his office at 713-789-8120.
Nearly nuance free
Another solid Lawline course. Definitely worthwhile.
No one is going to give this Instructor a negative review after this seminar! Great material.
Great course, wonderful presentation.