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Burke Ramsey vs
Court TV, AOL Time Warner, Time Warner
and Liberty Media


June 15, 2001
Burke Ramsey vs. Court TV
AOL Time Warner, Time Warner Entertainment and Liberty Media
Libel suit for $70 Million Dollars

Burke Ramsey

Attorney hired
L. Lin Wood
Oct 19, 1999

On June 15, 2001, John and Patsy Ramsey on behalf of their son, Burke Ramsey filed lawsuit against Court TV network for $70 million over a broadcast and news release that they claim named their 14-year-old son as a suspect in the killing months after authorities had cleared him of any involvement.

The complaint, filed in U.S. District Court in Atlanta, seeks compensatory and punitive damages on grounds of libel and defamation. The complaint said a Court TV program of November 5, 1999 and the October 27, 1999 news release promoting it mentioned Burke Ramsey as a suspect is still accessible on the Internet

The complaint claims damage to Burke's reputation and subjected him to public contempt and ridicule and lists as defendants AOL Time Warner Inc. , Time Warner Entertainment Co., Liberty Media Corp. and Courtroom Television Network LLC, which operate Court TV.

Ramsey v. AOL Time Warner, No. 1:01-CV-1561 (N.D. Ga. June 15, 2001)
Court Tv



AFFIDAVIT of ALEXANDER HUNTER - October 12th, 2000


Court TV Anchor Rikki Klieman Hosts the Special Crime Stories in Which Renowned Experts, Including Mark Fuhrman, Michael Baden and Vincent Bugliosi, Weigh the Evidence Against the Prime Suspects

NEW YORK -- October 27, 1999 -- Three years after the gruesome murder of young JonBenet Ramsey, there have been no arrests. Now, Colorado Governor Bill Owens has declined to appoint a special prosecutor. In light of the unsolved murder and lack of resolution, Court TV will present a special edition of Crime Stories, "Who Killed JonBenet Ramsey: Prime Suspects" on Friday, November 5th at 10:00 p.m.

Court TV Press Release October 27, 1999

Burke Ramsey Lawsuit Media Links
Date Links to News Articles
06-15-2001Burke Ramsey vs Court TV (Complaint transcript)
06-16-2001Ramseys accuse Court TV of libel



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