Thursday, December 15, 2005

Martinsville prosecutor wins defamation case against news organization for publishing criminal defendant's letter to editor

The Roanoke paper reports here about the plaintiff's verdict in the very interesting case in which the Commonwealth's attorney sued a local tabloid and won a $75,000 verdict for defamation on account of the tabloid's publication of a letter from a criminal defendant in which were made serious allegations against the prosecutor.

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