Fox Loses Bid To Ax Chicago Judge's $28M Privacy Suit

Law360, Chicago (October 24, 2012, 5:58 PM EDT) -- Fox Television Stations Inc. lost its bid to ditch a $28 million invasion of privacy suit Tuesday, when an Illinois appeals court ruled Fox had failed to show that claims about the accuracy of its report on Chicago judges' working hours lacked merit.

The appeals court panel found that while the media giant had shown its airing of the report was a protected activity and that the state judge who filed the suit did so in retaliation, it had not shown the case was prohibited under...
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