15. Contrary to statements made about him, Wallace also convincingly testified that he was never involved in a plot to overthrow the government of Equatorial Guinea. [June 5, 2009, Tr. 6:4-9]. This Court finds that not only were the statements published by Perry about Wallace involving himself in a plot to overthrow the government of Equatorial Guinea false, but all of the defamatory allegations made or published by Perry against Wallace were false.While I am sure that Mr. Wallace would just as soon not been involved in controversy, at least he has a judicial finding that the statements about him trying to overthrow the government of Equatorial Guinea were not only false but defamatory. Look for more to come on this case.
Wednesday, June 09, 2010
Interesting Finding of Fact
I am reading the Court's opinion in Wallace v. Perry, Adv. No. 08-3299 (Bankr. S.D. Tex. 2/3/10) for an article about blogging, politics, defamation and dischargeability. At 118 pages, the opinion will take take a little while to digest. However, one finding of fact jumped out at me: