Glenn Beck loses bid to dismiss Saudi's libel suit
By JOSH GERSTEIN |
12/2/14 1:24 PM EST
A federal judge has rejected a bid by conservative commentator Glenn Beck to toss out a libel lawsuit filed by a Saudi student Beck repeatedly accused of funding the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.
Saris went on to note that Beck continued to level allegations at the Saudi student for several weeks after authorities made clear Alharbi was no longer under investigation.
"Even if a private person meets the definition of an involuntary public figure as a matter of bad luck during a public controversy, the status is of limited duration. As such, Alharbi lost that status when his name was cleared," the judge wrote in an opinion posted here.
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
Mark Steyn and the National Review are being sued for defamation and now Glenn Beck is also getting called to account:
Posted by Steve J. at 3:36 PM