Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Seamus P. McCaffery and his wife and chief judicial assistant, Lise Rapaport, have dropped their defamation lawsuit against The Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News over articles about referral fees Rapaport was paid, the parties confirmed.

As part of the settlement agreement, the newspapers agreed to report on a statement issued Tuesday by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania that said the office and the FBI closed their investigation of McCaffery and Rapaport, finding no criminal charges should be filed.

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