Tahir Boykins

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No Actual Malice In The Wolf Of Wall Street Lawsuit: Judge Tosses Defamation Claim Brought By Former Stratton Oakmont Executive

Less than three months after Paramount Pictures released the hit movie The Wolf of Wall Street in December 2013, former Stratton Oakmont attorney and executive Andrew Greene sued the studio and the movie’s production companies for claims including invasion of privacy and libel per se.  Greene took the position that one of the movie’s outlandish … Continue Reading

Without Doubt, Anonymous Sources Do Not Equate to Actual Malice

On April 25, 2018, the Second Circuit affirmed the district court’s dismissal of Venezuela’s “Number Two” politician’s, Diosdado Cabello-Rondon (“Cabello”), libel suit against Dow Jones & Company, Inc. (“Dow Jones”). The suit stems from a Wall Street Journal (“WSJ”) article titled “Venezuelan Officials Suspected of Turning Country into Global Cocaine Hub.” See José de Córdoba … Continue Reading
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