Conde Nast Beats Libel Suit Over New Yorker Article

Law360, New York (August 1, 2013, 5:08 PM EDT) -- A federal judge on Thursday threw out a libel suit a Canadian art expert brought against Conde Nast over a 2010 article in the New Yorker, ruling that the expert failed to meet the so-called actual malice standard.

U.S. District Judge J. Paul Oetken said Peter Paul Biro, a leader in a movement to scientifically authenticate art, had not shown that the New Yorker acted with actual malice when it published allegations that he may be a fraud. To meet that standard, a plaintiff must show...
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