Close this search box.

Red Hat Club case results in $100,000 award for plaintiff. A dark day for American literature

I wrote about the Red Hat Club case in April of 2008 in The Georgia Court of Appeals commits attempted murder on American literature in “Red Hat Club” case. Without re-writing that post, which tells the story enough, the case was a “libel in fiction” case. An author based a fictional character on a person, that person saw a pay day, and she got it.

Skip to content