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A 2017 New Yorker magazine email to subscribers circulating a story from 2010 that was the basis of a defamation lawsuit—in which four passages were deemed “susceptible to defamatory connotation” in one of numerous court rulings before the suit was dismissed—does not constitute a republication of the article for defamation purposes, a state appeals court has ruled.

Jason Grant

Jason Grant is a New York-based litigation reporter for the New York Law Journal and Law.com, and a former practicing attorney in Manhattan. Contact Jason at jgrant@alm.com. On Twitter: @JasonBarrGrant

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