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Former FTC Commissioner Wright's defamation suit can proceed against sexual misconduct accusers, judge rules

By Khushita Vasant
  • 17 Nov 2023 23:25
  • 17 Nov 2023 23:29
Joshua Wright, former law professor and Federal Trade Commissioner, has sufficiently alleged that statements made by two former female students accusing him of sexual misconduct are defamatory, a Virginia judge said today, and denied the women's plea to throw out the $108 million defamation lawsuit they are facing.
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Khushita Vasant

Chief Antitrust Correspondent, US

Khushita covers US antitrust enforcement and litigation for MLex. A former Brussels hand, she wrote about about antitrust & mergers for the Policy and Regulatory Report (PaRR), she has covered the EU's actions against Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon to name a few. Khushita specialises in tech and patent policy coverage which featured in the Concurrences Antitrust Writing Awards. Previously as a financial journalist for The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones Newswires, she wrote about monetary policy and the bond and currency markets. Khushita studied journalism at Mumbai University, and received an Erasmus Mundus scholarship for a masters from universities in Germany and Austria.

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