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31 Jan 2019, 4:17 am by Andrew Lavoott Bluestone
The law provides absolute immunity from liability for defamation based on oral or written statements made by attorneys in connection with a proceeding before a court ” when such words and writings are material and pertinent to the questions involved'” (Front, Inc. v Khalil, 24 NY3d 713, 718, quoting Youmans v Smith, 153 NY 214, 219; see Weinstock v Sanders, 144 AD3d 1019, 1020; see also Stega v New York… [read post]
19 Feb 2019, 3:16 am by Franklin C. McRoberts
In Front, Inc. v Khalil, 24 NY3d 713 [2015], New York’s highest court extended the privilege against defamation to pre-litigation statements, like demand or cease-and-desist letters. [read post]