President Carter named in $5 million lawsuit over his "Palestine" book
The five plaintiffs named in the lawsuit are seeking at least $5 million in compensation. The hard cover edition cost $27.
The suit accuses Carter and his publisher of violating New York consumer protection laws because they engaged in “deceptive acts in the course of conducting business” and alleges that they sought enrichment by promoting the book “as a work of non-fiction.”...
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Stephen David Shenfield - 2/8/2011
Everyone thinks that books with which they disagree "mislead" and "deceive the reading public," so let's all start lawsuits against the authors and publishers of a dozen "misleading" books and clog up the court system to demonstrate the absurdity of such antidemocratic behavior.
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