Byrge v. Campfield

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Summary

Threat Type: 

Lawsuit

Date: 

11/01/2008

Status: 

Pending

Location: 

Tennessee

Verdict or Settlement Amount: 

N/A
After losing his bid for a seat in the Tennessee House of Representatives, Democratic candidate Roger Byrge sued incumbent Republican Representative Stacey Campfield for libel over statements posted on Campfield's Camp4u blog. ... read full description
Parties

Party Receiving Legal Threat: 

Stacey Campfield

Type of Party: 

Individual

Type of Party: 

Individual

Location of Party: 

  • Tennessee

Location of Party: 

  • Tennessee
Description
Details

Content Type: 

  • Text

Publication Medium: 

Blog

Subject Area: 

  • Elections and Politics
  • Defamation
Court Information & Documents

Jurisdiction: 

  • Tennessee

Source of Law: 

  • Tennessee

Court Name: 

Tennessee District Court, Campbell County

Court Type: 

State
CMLP Information (Private)

Threat Source: 

MLRC