Mitchell H. Rubinstein, “A Peek at New York Defamation Law”

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Mitchell H. Rubinstein (New York Law School; St. John’s University – School of Law) and blog editor of the Adjunct Prof Law Blog, has published “A Peek at New York Defamation Law”, New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 82, p. 58, Nov./Dec. 2010/ NYLS Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10/11 #14.

Here’s the abstract:

This article is a primer on the law of defamation in New York. The article discusses the definition of defamation, litigation issues involving pre-complaint disclosure, defenses such as truth and opinion, and the different types of privileges.

A copy of the article may be downloaded here.

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