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Firm Prevails In Federal Court in D.C. Again Concerning Conspiracyland Podcast
July 2022 - Last year, a federal court in Washington, D.C. dismissed defamation, and other related claims, against investigative journalist Michael Isikoff's Conspiracyland podcast about the murder of Seth Rich.   A copy of the Court's 2021 ruling can be found here.   In July 2022, the Court denied the plaintiff's request to file an amended complaint, putting an end to the case in a decision that can be found here.   Jean-Paul Jassy and William Um were on the JVC team that prevailed for the clients.  
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Jassy Recognized Again By Chambers And Partners In First Amendment Litigation
June 2022 - Jean-Paul Jassy was recognized again by the prestigious Chambers & Partners in the field of Media & Entertainment: First Amendment Litigation - California.   He has been listed in Chambers & Partners since 2018.  
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Jassy Quoted in The New Yorker Concerning Jerry West's Complaint to HBO Over Basketball Docudrama "Winning Time"
May 2022 - Jean-Paul Jassy was quoted in The New Yorker concerning basketball legend Jerry West's complaint about his portrayal in HBO's docudrama series, "Winning Time." A copy of the article can be read here.   Jassy also spoke in a special presentation for the Media Law Resource Center entitled, "Libel (and False Light) in Docudramas and the Jerry West Complaint."  
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Firm Assists ABC News to Secure Access to Records In Turpin Matter
May 2022 - Jean-Paul Jassy represented ABC News in seeking, and securing, access to sealed court records concerning children who were held captive and abused by their parents for decades.  
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Jassy Served As a Panelist on "Libel in Fiction" at Entertainment and Media Law Conference
April 2022 - Jean-Paul Jassy spoke on a "Libel in Fiction" panel at the Southwestern Law School Biederman Institute & Media Law Resource Center annual conference.