Twitter Lawsuit Could Hold Up: Lawyer

This is Chicago's first Twitter-related case, according to Evan Brown, an intellectual property and technology lawyer with local firm Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP. He says Horizon might have a case. All it has to do is prove a defamatory statement was published, adding, "In defamation law, publication has a special meaning--all it means is that words were uttered, or made available to someone else."