Fox Corp. Must Face Dominion Defamation Suit In Delaware

By Leslie A. Pappas (June 21, 2022, 1:47 PM EDT) -- Fox Corp. must face claims that Fox News Network published defamatory statements about Dominion Voting Systems Inc. during its coverage of the 2020 presidential election, a Delaware judge ruled Tuesday.

In a 25-page opinion, Delaware Superior Court Judge Eric M. Davis found that US Dominion Inc., Dominion Voting Systems Inc. and Dominion Voting Systems Corp. had adequately stated a claim against Fox Corp., the parent of Fox Broadcasting Co. LLC. The court also found, however, that Dominion failed to state a claim against Fox Broadcasting, which it also sued, and dismissed that part of the suit.

Dominion alleged that Fox Corp....

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