A federal judge has dismissed the last remaining claim in a defamation suit brought by C. Delores Tucker — the former politician who became a crusader against “gangsta rap” music — after finding that her slander claim against a lawyer is fatally flawed because she has no proof that she suffered any “special harm.”
Tucker had originally sued Time and Newsweek magazines and attorney Richard Fischbein over news accounts that, she said, falsely characterized her lawsuit against now-deceased rapper Tupac Shakur by stating that Tucker was claiming Shakur had destroyed her sex life, according to court papers.
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