Defamation and Twitter: First Love – Laura McNair-Wilson

29 01 2011

Courtney Love, widow of Nirvana front man Kurt Cobain and lead singer of the punk-rock band Hole, is no stranger to controversy. This month sees her in Los Angeles County Superior Court where she is being sued by Dawn Simonrangkir for defamation, false light invasion of privacy, intentional infliction of emotional distress, breach of contract and tortious interference with economic advantage (Dawn Simonrangkir a/k/a Dawn Younger-Smith a/k/a Boudoir Queen v Courtney Michelle Love and Does 1-25 inclusive, Case No. BC 41059).  There is a discussion of the case on the “Unruly of Law” blog. Read the rest of this entry »