Judge dismisses Clock Boy family's defamation lawsuit

The family of Ahmed Mohamed – better known as "Clock Boy" – who brought a hoax bomb to his middle school claiming it was a clock had filed a defamation lawsuit against several parties who claimed on a Glenn Beck TV show that there was a connection between the hoax bomb and "the attendant media frenzy created in large part by his father Mohamed, civilization jihad, and the Counsel on American-Islamic Relations ('CAIR')," according to the American Freedom Law Center (AFLC),  who represented the defendants. Mohamed had sued the Center for Security Policy (CSP) and Jim Hanson, two of the defendants in the defamation case, which also named as defendants the local Fox affiliate, Glenn Beck, and Beck's production company. The three-hour court hearing did not go well for Clock Boy and his family: During the hearing, AFLC co-founder and senior counsel David Yerushalmi explained to Judge Moore that the purpose...(Read Full Post)