7th Circuit Affirms Dismissal Of NBA Star's Defamation Claims Against Websites

CHICAGO - A Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Aug. 21 upheld a lower court's finding that former professional basketball player Scottie Pippen failed to establish malice in or injury resulting from several websites having falsely reported that he had filed for bankruptcy (Scottie Pippen v. NBCUniversal Media LLC, et al., No. 12-3294, 7th Cir.; 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 17552).

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