Friday, October 16, 2009

Verdict in important defamation case

Back in March I commented on a decision by the Court of Appeals for the First Circuit that which, applying Massachusetts law, found a plaintiff can sustain a defamation claim even though the statement upon which the claim was based was true (here, here and here). The case was remended for trial and earlier about a week ago the jury issued a verdict in favor of the defendant. Go here and here for the full story.

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