NY Judge Wants Defamation Case Against Daily News Revived

Law360, New York (February 18, 2014, 8:40 PM EST) -- A New York judge on Tuesday asked a state appeals court to revive his $10 million defamation lawsuit against the New York Daily News and a former columnist over articles he says portrayed him as corrupt, claiming the writer knew he was publishing false information.

In oral arguments before the New York Supreme Court Appellate Division, an attorney for Brooklyn Judge Larry D. Martin argued that former Daily News columnist Errol Louis has testified that he was aware that the facts underlying two articles he wrote, which alleged a conflict of interest by Judge Martin in presiding over a case that...

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