Dallas Magazine Beats Police Officers' Defamation Suit

Law360, New York (August 9, 2012, 7:52 PM EDT) -- A Texas appellate court on Thursday ruled against a group of police officers who sued a Dallas magazine over a report they issued false tickets, holding the magazine didn’t act with actual malice in reporting the story and didn’t have to reveal confidential sources.

Five Dallas police officers sued D Magazine for defamation, intentional infliction of emotional distress and tortious interference with employment after it published an article in 2007 and subsequent blog posts and follow-ups detailing allegations that a police officer was fired after she...
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