Pa. Lawyer Targets Wilkes-Barre Newspaper In Defamation Suit

Law360, New York (October 23, 2012, 9:22 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania attorney on Tuesday sued Wilkes-Barre, Pa.-based newspaper The Times Leader for publishing what he calls a defamatory front-page article about his lawsuits against city officials over tax sales of 26 of his properties.

In a 326-page complaint filed in the Middle District of Pennsylvania, attorney Joseph R. Reisinger accuses The Times Leader and local governmental officials of engaging in a conspiracy to destroy his law practice and professional reputation with the newspaper's Oct. 23, 2011, article about his lawsuits against the city and Luzerne...
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