Professor Alberto Bernabe -
The John Marshall Law School
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.