Univision Dodges Dallas Attorney's Defamation Suit

Law360, New York (December 19, 2012, 6:26 PM ET) -- A Texas appeals court on Tuesday tossed a Dallas attorney's defamation suit against Univision Television Group Inc. for lack of evidence and affirmed its authority to hear the appeal of a lower court's decision in the case under the state's anti-strategic lawsuit against public participation law.

The Fifth District of the Court of Appeals said attorney Faustino Larrea hasn't shown that he was defamed by a television broadcast report on KUVN Channel 23, a Univision-owned station in the Dallas area, and that a Texas trial court...
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