College Official Files Lawsuit

Gates Claims Woman Defamed Him In Blog Spot Posts

Posted: February 27, 2013 at 5 a.m.

An administrator at NorthWest Arkansas Community College is suing a woman over statements she made about him on the Internet.

At A Glance

The Lawsuit

Steven Gates’ lawsuit claims the Internet statements about him are defamatory because they:

• Injure his reputation and expose him to public hatred, contempt or ridicule or financial injury

• Impeach his honesty, integrity, virtue and reputation

• Injure him in his occupation or profession.

Source: Staff Report

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