Jenner & Block

“Bubba the Love Sponge Wipes Out Gawker,” American College of Trial Lawyers Journal

In this article, Partner Robert L. Byman examines the pop culture scandal involving wrestler Hulk Hogan and the quasi-news site Gawker.  Mr. Byman explores legal issues around Hulk Hogan suing Gawker for invasion of privacy – and winning a $140 million jury verdict – after the site aired an excerpt of a sex tape involving Hulk Hogan and the wife of a man known as “Bubba the Love Sponge.”

The article appeared in the American College of Trial Lawyers Journal.  Mr. Byman is a past president of the College.