Johnathan Preston Blog 7

My case is about Courtney Love’s libel case with her former attorney. Love posted on Twitter she was, “….(expletive) devastated when Rhonda J Holmes Esq of san diego was bought off”. Love originally hired Holmes to represent her during a fraud case involving her late husbands estate. Holmes sued because she believed the tweet along with other statements the singer made about her caused substantial damages to her reputation and business. Love was found non guilty and avoided having to pay $8 million. Holmes’ side was disappointed in the decision but satisfied that her reputation has been cleared. This was the first libel case involving a tweet, but I’m sure more are on the way.


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