Lance Armstrong Inspirational Books
September 2013: A federal judge dismissed the majority of this lawsuit ruling that Armstrong’s statements are protected by the First Amendment. The judge gave the plaintiffs 21 days to file an amended complaint.
January 2013: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Lance Armstrong and his book publishers for deceptively marketing his biographies — “It’s Not about the Bike: My Journey Back to Life” and “Every Second Counts” — as truthful, nonfiction works, when, according to plaintiffs, he covered up his use of performance-enhancing drugs. (Stutzman et al. v. Lance Armstrong et al., Case No. 13-cv-00116).
When a complaint is dismissed with prejudice, it cannot be refiled.