Philly Councilwoman's Libel Claim Against Paper Revived

Law360, New York (August 16, 2012, 6:58 PM EDT) -- The Pennsylvania Superior Court Tuesday resurrected one of the libel claims levied by former Philadelphia Councilwoman Joan Krajeski against the Northeast Times community newspaper, ruling that the trial court acted incorrectly in dismissing claims over the contents of a 2008 opinion page.

The appeals court determined that the material on the page — including an editorial, a cartoon, and a letter to the editor — could have been construed to allege a false connection between Krajewski’s participation in a controversial retirement program for public employees and...
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