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The Connecticut Appellate Court, citing fair report privilege, ruled 3-0 Friday that a Hartford attorney was not defamed when several news outlets reported he received a one-year suspension from the Connecticut Bar in 2015.

Joseph Elder sued several media outlets, including the parent companies of CBS Radio and The Hearst Corp., for articles published in several newspapers that Elder alleged contained inaccurate information.

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Robert Storace

Robert Storace covers legal trends, lawsuits and analysis for the Connecticut Law Tribune. Follow him on Twitter @RobertSCTLaw or reach him at 203-437-5950.

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