The Satanic Temple, Inc. v. Newsweek Magazine LLC

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The Satanic Temple, Inc. v. Newsweek Magazine LLC
Filing Date 2/16/2022
Original Jurisdiction US District Court for the Southern District of New York
Plaintiff The Satanic Temple Inc.
Defendant Newsweek Magazine LLC; Julia Duin
Intervenor N/A
State New York
Case# 1:22-cv-01343
Original Result Ongoing
First Appeal N/A
Second Appeal N/A
Final Result

In October 2021, Freelance reporter Julia Duin wrote a story for *Newsweek* magazine about The Satanic Temple's lawsuit against four former members of its Washington State chapter.[1] In February 2022, The Satanic Temple sued *Newsweek* and Duin in federal court in New York State, claiming it had been libeled, which also involved TST claimingin its complaint that "The Satanic Temple" was a private figure because it was not a household name.


  1., Orgies, Harassment, Fraud: Satanic Temple Rocked by Accusations, Lawsuit by Julia Duin, Oct. 29, 2021.