Saturday, April 20, 2024

Sarah Palin Loses Twice in Case Against New York Times as Jury Rejects Libel Claim


Yesterday the judge in the Sarah Palin-New York Times libel case said the former Governor of Alaska had no case and it should be dismissed.

But he let the jury continue deliberations. And they’ve now rejected the case completely and unanimously.

Palin has basically lost the case twice. She will continue to try and appeal it, but there’s nothing left of it, or her.

Here’s the link to the story from the New York Times.

Pictured: Julianne Moore as Palin. I couldn’t bring myself to use a picture of the one time VP candidate.

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Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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