Calif. Atty Can't Dodge Memory Supplement Defamation Suit

Law360, New York (January 27, 2012, 7:31 PM EST) -- A California appeals court ruled Thursday that a Ropers Majeski Kohn Bentley PC attorney who released a YouTube video trashing a memory supplement cannot use a state statute designed to protect against meritless and harassing litigation to dismiss a defamation case, affirming a lower court's ruling.

The California Court of Appeal for the First District found the lower court didn't err when it ruled that Thomas H. Clarke Jr.'s  remarks about memory enhancer Procera were not protected under California's statute against strategic lawsuits against public participation,...
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