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Civil Practice  –  Appeals – Interlocutory – Absolute Privilege – Press Conference – Attorneys (access required)

  In this defamation case, the court declines to extend the absolute privilege—applicable to, among other things, statements made in or related to litigation—to an attorney’s press conference, despite the fact that the attorney’s statements “mirrored” those in a complaint filed earlier the same morning. We dismiss as interlocutory defendants’ appeal of the trial court’s denial of ...

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