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Star's Memorabilia Scam Busted
Highest Court W.D. Tennessee
Year Ended 2009
Plaintiffs Family of Artist(s)
Freeman, Bobby
Defendants Individual(s)
Journalist(s)
Newspaper Publisher(s)
Other No Other parties on file
Short Description Plaintiff Robert Gallagher is better known by the name Bobby Freeman, with which he had several R&B hits. Apparently Mr. Freeman has had a history of perpetrating fraudulent transactions involving musical memorabilia from artists like Elvis Presley. He was sued in multiple states by multiple parties and received negative publicity in Defendant newspaper's pages. Plaintiff sued various parties alleging, essentially, they had defamed him (although he brought numerous other counts) through their statements and publications. The court found for Defendants on all counts. - LSW

Legal Issues
Civil Procedure Privileges Judicial/Legislative Proceeding Privilege
Copyrights Infringement Publication
General Affirmative Defenses Statutes of Limitation
Torts Dignitary Torts Defamation & Injurious Falsehood
  Negligence Personal & Emotional Injury
  Privacy Torts False Light


Opinions Gallagher v. E.W. Scripps Co.
37 Media L. Rep. 2153 / 2009 WL 1505649
W.D. Tennessee , May 28, 2009 ( No. 08-2153-STA )


Gallagher v. E.W. Scripps Co.
2008 WL 5120902
W.D. Tennessee , December 04, 2008 ( No. 08-2153-STA )


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Related Searches Parties
Family of Artist(s) ( Plaintiff )
Freeman, Bobby ( Plaintiff )
Individual(s) ( Defendant )
Journalist(s) ( Defendant )
Newspaper Publisher(s) ( Defendant )

Legal Issues
Civil Procedure / Privileges / Judicial/Legislative Proceeding Privilege
Copyrights / Infringement / Publication
General / Affirmative Defenses / Statutes of Limitation
Torts / Dignitary Torts / Defamation & Injurious Falsehood
Torts / Negligence / Personal & Emotional Injury
Torts / Privacy Torts / False Light

Courts
W.D. Tennessee (highest court)


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