Unformatted text preview: information is hearsay. This would be why a lawsuit could be a possibility with their publishing. 2. Was it ethical for the National Enquirer to try to avoid suit in California? No, since the person they are slandering is in California and because of this, they will have to respect the jurisdiction of the person initiating the lawsuit. When you are going to say something that someone could find to be a case to start a lawsuit for alleged defamation, invasion of privacy, and intentional infliction of emotional distress, you better understand the consequences. 3. Are the defendants subject to suit in California? Why or why not? Yes, they are being targeted and they are living in the state, so they are starting a lawsuit from their state to a party in another. They have the right to defend their case from their state as they are the one that has an issue over what another party has done to their name....
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- Spring '12
- U.S. state, The National Enquirer, John Edwards, National Enquirer