$3M Award for Libel on Internet Upheld

"In its first case on Internet jurisdiction, the North Dakota Supreme Court has affirmed a $3 million libel award to a university professor who was defamed on a student's Web site. The ruling is the latest in an area of law -- Internet jurisdiction -- that judges are grappling with across the country. Wagner v. Miskin, No. 20020200," Law.com reports here.