California Court Orders Yelp to Remove Negative Review Held to be Defamatory
California Appeals Court Agrees With Court Order to Remove Negative Review
Their reasoning? Read the appellate opinion: Hassell v. Bird, No. A143233 (Cal. Ct. App. June 7, 2016).
California Supreme Court Reviewing Case; Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft Write to the Court
Among others filing before the California Supreme Court wanting a reversal:
- Public Citizen - read their amicus curaie filing here;
- Reporters' Committee for Freedom of the Press - read their amicus here;
- RStreet - read their amicus filing here; and
- Bunch of Law Professors (letter by Professor Eugene Volokh) - read their letter here, as published by the Washington Post in Volokh's article dated August 19, 2016, that has some helpful background information.