Jed Rakoff

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Slate
Should a Judge Rely on the Law or His Own Common Sense?judge like Posner. That aside, do you look for a sensible solution to a case an
Slate / Posted 2 days ago
judge like Posner. That aside, do you look for a sensible solution to a case and then determine if the law allows it? Jed Rakoff: As they preside over courts of first instance, federal district judges pride themselves on their pragmatism.... Read more
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FOX News
Sarah Palin lawsuit against New York Times thrown outknew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcti
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
knew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcting them. The written ruling by Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said the lawsuit seeking unspecified damages "fails on its face to adequately allege actual... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Hulk Hogan’s Lawyer Takes on Jezebel: Why Gawker’s Sister Site Won’t Be as Easy to Beat in Courtto give the boot to libel lawsuits, Kirtley said. Palin’s lawsuit was dismisse
Stamford Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
to give the boot to libel lawsuits, Kirtley said. Palin’s lawsuit was dismissed on Aug. 29 by U.S. District Court Judge Jed Rakoff, who ruled that Palin did not prove the Times acted with actual malice when publishing an editorial that... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Hulk Hogan’s Lawyer Takes on Jezebel: Why Gawker’s Sister Site Won’t Be as Easy to Beat in Courtto give the boot to libel lawsuits, Kirtley said. Palin’s lawsuit was dismisse
Connecticut Post / Posted 10 days ago
to give the boot to libel lawsuits, Kirtley said. Palin’s lawsuit was dismissed on Aug. 29 by U.S. District Court Judge Jed Rakoff, who ruled that Palin did not prove the Times acted with actual malice when publishing an editorial that... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Policinski: Times-Palin ruling good for free speech, pressthat "no such link was established" between incitement and violence. The stirr
Greeley Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
that "no such link was established" between incitement and violence. The stirring, 26-page opinion by U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff is a textbook explanation of why political speech — even, at times, if it is erroneous — is and ought to be... Read more
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Newsmax
Sarah Palin Lawsuit Against The New York Times Rejectedknew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcti
Newsmax / Posted 20 days ago
knew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcting them. The written ruling by Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said the defamation lawsuit seeking unspecified damages "fails on its face to adequately allege... Read more
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Daily Mail
Rapper DMX checks into rehab to finish his sentence for tax invasiona cigarette as soon as he walked out of the building, before treating onlookers
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
a cigarette as soon as he walked out of the building, before treating onlookers to hot dogs and sodas. U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff said the rapper must wear an electronic bracelet and ask his permission at least a week in advance if he wants to... Read more
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Salon.com
Judge tosses Sarah Palin's defamation lawsuit against the New York Times, touts First Amendmentby former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin has been dismissed by a feder
Salon.com / Posted 21 days ago
by former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin has been dismissed by a federal judge. As U.S. District Court Judge Jed Rakoff explained on Tuesday, “Nowhere is political journalism so free, so robust, or perhaps so rowdy as in the United... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Judge rejects Sarah Palin lawsuitout a defamation lawsuit that former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin brought against Th
Rutland Herald / Posted 22 days ago
out a defamation lawsuit that former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin brought against The New York Times over an editorial. Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said Tuesday there were a few factual inaccuracies somewhat pertaining to Palin that were rapidly... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Lawsuit against 'Times' dismissedknew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcti
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 22 days ago
knew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcting them. The written ruling by Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said the lawsuit seeking unspecified damages "fails on its face to adequately allege actual... Read more
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Variety
Sarah Palin’s Defamation Lawsuit Against The New York Times Dismissedwas made maliciously, that is, with knowledge it was false or with reckless dis
Variety / Posted 22 days ago
was made maliciously, that is, with knowledge it was false or with reckless disregard of its falsity,” wrote U.S. Judge Jed Rakoff of the Southern District of New York in his opinion dismissing the case on Tuesday. In an op-ed piece about... Read more
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Boston Globe
Judge rejects Sarah Palin lawsuit against The New York Timesknew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcti
Boston Globe / Posted 22 days ago
knew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcting them. The written ruling by Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said the lawsuit seeking unspecified damages ‘‘fails on its face to adequately allege actual... Read more
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BC Local News
Judge rejects Sarah Palin lawsuit against The New York Timesknew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcti
BC Local News / Posted 22 days ago
knew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcting them. The written ruling by Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said the lawsuit seeking unspecified damages "fails on its face to adequately allege actual... Read more
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BBC News
Sarah Palin's defamation case against New York Times thrown outcorrected the article within a day. "Negligence this may be; but defamation of
BBC News / Posted 22 days ago
corrected the article within a day. "Negligence this may be; but defamation of a public figure it plainly is not," Judge Jed Rakoff wrote in his decision. The editorial in question was published earlier this year, after a gunman opened fire on... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Judge rejects Sarah Palin lawsuit against The New York Timesknew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcti
Northwest Herald / Posted 22 days ago
knew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcting them. The written ruling by Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said the lawsuit seeking unspecified damages "fails on its face to adequately allege actual... Read more
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CBS News
Judge tosses Sarah Palin lawsuit against The New York Timesknew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcti
CBS News / Posted 22 days ago
knew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcting them. The written ruling by Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said the lawsuit seeking unspecified damages "fails on its face to adequately allege actual... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
New York Times wins dismissal of Sarah Palin’s defamation lawsuither in an editorial linking her to a 2011 mass shooting, was dismissed by a fed
Bangor Daily News / Posted 22 days ago
her in an editorial linking her to a 2011 mass shooting, was dismissed by a federal judge on Tuesday. U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said that while the June editorial may have contained errors, it was not plausible those errors were... Read more
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Mashable
Journalists cheer judge's decision to toss Sarah Palin's New York Times lawsuitpublic figures. "Nowhere is political journalism so free, so robust, or perhap
Mashable / Posted 22 days ago
public figures. "Nowhere is political journalism so free, so robust, or perhaps so rowdy as in the United States," Judge Jed Rakoff wrote in his opinion. "In the exercise of that freedom, mistakes will be made, some of which will be hurtful to... Read more
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Fortune
Why the New York Times Beat Sarah Palin in Courtis political journalism so free, so robust or, perhaps, so rowdy as in the Unit
Fortune / Posted 22 days ago
is political journalism so free, so robust or, perhaps, so rowdy as in the United States," wrote U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff on Tuesday. Palin sued the Times shortly after the paper published an editorial about a shooting in June in which... Read more
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The Columbian
Judge rejects Sarah Palin lawsuit against The New York Timesknew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcti
The Columbian / Posted 22 days ago
knew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcting them. The written ruling by Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said the lawsuit seeking unspecified damages “fails on its face to adequately allege actual... Read more
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The Mercury News
Judge rejects Sarah Palin lawsuit against The New York Timesknew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcti
The Mercury News / Posted 22 days ago
knew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcting them. The written ruling by Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said the lawsuit seeking unspecified damages “fails on its face to adequately allege actual... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Judge rejects Sarah Palin lawsuit against The New York Timesknew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcti
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 22 days ago
knew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcting them. The written ruling by Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said the lawsuit seeking unspecified damages "fails on its face to adequately allege actual... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Business Highlightsout a defamation lawsuit that former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin brought against Th
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 22 days ago
out a defamation lawsuit that former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin brought against The New York Times over an editorial. Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said Tuesday there were a few factual inaccuracies somewhat pertaining to Palin that were rapidly... Read more
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FOX Business
Business Highlightsout a defamation lawsuit that former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin brought against Th
FOX Business / Posted 22 days ago
out a defamation lawsuit that former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin brought against The New York Times over an editorial. Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said Tuesday there were a few factual inaccuracies somewhat pertaining to Palin that were rapidly... Read more
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FOX Business
Business Highlightsout a defamation lawsuit that former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin brought against Th
FOX Business / Posted 22 days ago
out a defamation lawsuit that former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin brought against The New York Times over an editorial. Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said Tuesday there were a few factual inaccuracies somewhat pertaining to Palin that were rapidly... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Judge rejects Sarah Palin lawsuit against The New York Timesknew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcti
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 22 days ago
knew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcting them. The written ruling by Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said the lawsuit seeking unspecified damages "fails on its face to adequately allege actual... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Judge rejects Sarah Palin’s lawsuit against The New York Timesknew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcti
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 22 days ago
knew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcting them. The written ruling by Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said the lawsuit seeking unspecified damages “fails on its face to adequately allege actual... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Judge rejects Sarah Palin lawsuit against The New York Timesknew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcti
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 22 days ago
knew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcting them. The written ruling by Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said the lawsuit seeking unspecified damages “fails on its face to adequately allege actual... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Judge rejects Sarah Palin lawsuit against The New York Timesknew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcti
The New Canaan News / Posted 22 days ago
knew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcting them. The written ruling by Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said the lawsuit seeking unspecified damages "fails on its face to adequately allege actual... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Judge rejects Sarah Palin lawsuit against The New York Timesknew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcti
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
knew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcting them. The written ruling by Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said the lawsuit seeking unspecified damages "fails on its face to adequately allege actual... Read more
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Philly.com
Judge rejects Sarah Palin lawsuit against The New York Timesknew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcti
Philly.com / Posted 22 days ago
knew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcting them. The written ruling by Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said the lawsuit seeking unspecified damages "fails on its face to adequately allege actual... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Judge rejects Sarah Palin lawsuit against The New York Timesknew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcti
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 22 days ago
knew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcting them. The written ruling by Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said the lawsuit seeking unspecified damages "fails on its face to adequately allege actual... Read more
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Market Watch
Sarah Palin’s defamation suit against New York Times thrown outto do her harm. “Nowhere is political journalism so free, so robust, or perhap
Market Watch / Posted 22 days ago
to do her harm. “Nowhere is political journalism so free, so robust, or perhaps so rowdy as in the United States,” Judge Jed Rakoff said in his 25-page ruling. “In the exercise of that freedom, mistakes will be made, some of which will be hurtful... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Judge rejects Sarah Palin lawsuit against The New York Timesknew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcti
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 22 days ago
knew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcting them. The written ruling by Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said the lawsuit seeking unspecified damages "fails on its face to adequately allege actual... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Judge rejects Sarah Palin lawsuit against The New York Timesknew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcti
KWWL Iowa / Posted 22 days ago
knew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcting them. The written ruling by Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said the lawsuit seeking unspecified damages "fails on its face to adequately allege actual... Read more
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Daily Mail
Judge tosses Sarah Palin's lawsuit against The New York TimesAlaska Gov. Sarah Palin brought against The New York Times over an editorial th
Daily Mail / Posted 22 days ago
Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin brought against The New York Times over an editorial that painted her in a false light. Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said Tuesday there were a few factual inaccuracies somewhat pertaining to Palin that were rapidly... Read more
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TribLIVE
Judge rejects Sarah Palin lawsuit against The New York Timesknew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcti
TribLIVE / Posted 22 days ago
knew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcting them. The written ruling by Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said the lawsuit seeking unspecified damages “fails on its face to adequately allege actual... Read more
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New York Post
Judge tosses Palin’s defamation suit against NY Timesto do her harm. “Nowhere is political journalism so free, so robust, or perhap
New York Post / Posted 22 days ago
to do her harm. “Nowhere is political journalism so free, so robust, or perhaps so rowdy as in the United States,” Judge Jed Rakoff said in his 25-page ruling. “In the exercise of that freedom, mistakes will be made, some of which will be hurtful... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Judge rejects Sarah Palin defamation lawsuit against The New York Timesknew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcti
Chicago Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
knew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcting them. The written ruling by Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said the lawsuit seeking unspecified damages "fails on its face to adequately allege actual... Read more
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Boston Herald
Judge rejects Sarah Palin lawsuit against The New York Timesknew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcti
Boston Herald / Posted 22 days ago
knew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcting them. The written ruling by Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said the lawsuit seeking unspecified damages "fails on its face to adequately allege actual... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Judge rejects Sarah Palin lawsuit against The New York Timesknew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcti
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 22 days ago
knew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcting them. The written ruling by Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said the lawsuit seeking unspecified damages "fails on its face to adequately allege actual... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Judge rejects Sarah Palin lawsuit against The New York Timesknew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcti
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 22 days ago
knew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcting them. The written ruling by Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said the lawsuit seeking unspecified damages "fails on its face to adequately allege actual... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Judge tosses Palin's lawsuit against The New York Timesout a defamation lawsuit that former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin brought against Th
Crain's New York Business / Posted 22 days ago
out a defamation lawsuit that former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin brought against The New York Times over an editorial. Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said Tuesday there were a few factual inaccuracies somewhat pertaining to Palin that were rapidly... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Judge dismisses Sarah Palin’s lawsuit against New York TimesNew York Times. “Nowhere is political journalism so free, so robust, or perhap
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 22 days ago
New York Times. “Nowhere is political journalism so free, so robust, or perhaps so rowdy as in the United States,” Judge Jed Rakoff wrote in an opinion dismissing the case. “In the exercise of that freedom, mistakes will be made, some of which... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Judge rejects Sarah Palin lawsuit against The New York Timesknew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcti
Hawaii News Now / Posted 22 days ago
knew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcting them. The written ruling by Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said the lawsuit seeking unspecified damages "fails on its face to adequately allege actual... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Judge rejects Sarah Palin defamation lawsuit against The New York Timesout a defamation lawsuit that former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin brought against Th
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 22 days ago
out a defamation lawsuit that former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin brought against The New York Times over an editorial. Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said Tuesday there were a few factual inaccuracies somewhat pertaining to Palin that were rapidly... Read more
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EuroNews
New York Times wins dismissal of Sarah Palin's defamation lawsuither in an editorial linking her to a 2011 mass shooting, was dismissed by a fed
EuroNews / Posted 22 days ago
her in an editorial linking her to a 2011 mass shooting, was dismissed by a federal judge on Tuesday. U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said that while the June editorial may have contained errors, it was not plausible those errors were... Read more
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The Star
New York Times wins dismissal of Sarah Palin's defamation lawsuither in an editorial linking her to a 2011 mass shooting, was dismissed by a fed
The Star / Posted 22 days ago
her in an editorial linking her to a 2011 mass shooting, was dismissed by a federal judge on Tuesday. U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said that while the June editorial may have contained errors, it was not plausible those errors were... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Judge rejects Sarah Palin lawsuit against The New York Timesknew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcti
The Seattle Times / Posted 22 days ago
knew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcting them. The written ruling by Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said the lawsuit seeking unspecified damages “fails on its face to adequately allege actual... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Judge dismisses Sarah Palin's lawsuit against New York TimesNew York Times. "Nowhere is political journalism so free, so robust, or perhap
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 22 days ago
New York Times. "Nowhere is political journalism so free, so robust, or perhaps so rowdy as in the United States," Judge Jed Rakoff wrote in an opinion dismissing the case. "In the exercise of that freedom, mistakes will be made, some of which... Read more
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