Megaphone Announcement

The ethics of legal blogging are somewhat hazy. (In the linked post, for example, a lawyer comments on the fact that the ABA appears to hold the position that a lawyer cannot disclose already public facts about a client’s case without the client’s consent.)

That being the case and LEVENTHAL pllc having previously represented a party (Ms. Bowlin) in the linked case decided this week by the Minnesota Supreme Court, we will keep our comments to a bare minimum.

McGuire v. Bowlin is important on issues related to Minnesota law on defamation — the breadth of who is (or is not) a “public official” or a “public figure.” Further, the blogger saeth nought.

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