Calling a lawyer whose modeling business Web site linked to pornography a “pornographer” does not constitute slander per se, but saying that he “lives with under-aged girls” may be an actionable offense, a Manhattan judge has ruled.

Supreme Court Justice Rolando T. Acosta has allowed a defamation lawsuit initiated by Manhattan solo practitioner William J. Unroch against his neighbor, Carol Turchin Monderer, to go forward.

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