Shepard v. The Huffington Post

UPDATE:  A federal appeals court holds that there was no libel.

8th.Cir.: HuffPo Smearing of Candidate Not Libel, Says Court
A federal appeals court upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit accusing the Huffington Post of libeling a former U.S. Senate candidate from Minnesota by calling him an arsonist in a story headline.


Shepard v. The Huffington Post (June 2012)

STATUS: District Court dismissed the claims with prejudice after finding that it was barred by the statute of limitations.

D.Minn.: HuffPo Cleared for IDing Candidate as Arsonist
Courthouse News
A former Congressional candidate waited too long to sue the Huffington Post over an article that labels him an "arsonist", a federal judge.

Order: Shepard v. The Huffington Post

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