Monthly Archives: September 2013

Farah v. Esquire: a Primer

I have previously blogged about the panel that will be hearing the Farah v. Esquire appeal on October 3.  Here’s a brief summary on the relevant background facts, the proceedings in the district court and the pertinent issues on appeal.

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Farah v. Esquire Panel Has Significant Experience in First Amendment Cases

The DC Circuit has announced that the Farah v. Esquire appeal will be heard on October 3, 2013 before Circuit Judges Rogers and Brown and Senior Circuit Judge Williams.  In a separate post, I will summarize the background facts giving rise to the case, the proceedings in the district court and the issues on appeal.  For now, however, I thought I would take a quick look at prior defamation/libel/First Amendment decisions involving these judges.  As explained below, for two of the judges on the panel, there will be a sense of déjà vu when the argument begins on October 3. 

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