SB 1220: Defamation and Related Actions
GENERAL BILL by Brodeur ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Perry
Defamation and Related Actions; Specifying that the professional journalist’s privilege does not apply to defamation or related actions; specifying that the publication of an altered or unaltered photograph, video, or audio recording may form the basis of a defamation action; specifying that a defamatory allegation is made with actual malice for purposes of a defamation action under certain circumstances; providing that the negligence standard applies in a defamation action in which the defendant does not identify the source for a defamatory statement, etc.
• Referred to Judiciary; Rules
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 03/21/23, 2:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
• Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 8 NAYS 3
• Now in Rules
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