Tag Archives: tortious interference

Former principal wins, then loses, $155.7 million verdict

The former principal of a successful charter school has won a disputed $155.7 million verdict against the city manager for destroying her reputation. However, the plaintiff lost her courtroom victory three days after the verdict when the trial judge erased the entire award, finding that the manager who fired her was entitled to absolute immunity.

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Court reverses Anna Nicole Smith’s $450 million bankruptcy award

Although a bankruptcy court had the statutory authority to enter judgment on Anna Nicole Smith’s tortious interference counterclaim as a “core proceeding,” it lacked the authority under Article III of the Constitution to do so, the U.S. Supreme Court has ...

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