Philly Daily News Beats Ex-Fumo Atty's Defamation Suit

Law360, Philadelphia (May 21, 2013, 3:55 PM EDT) -- The Philadelphia Daily News on Friday dodged claims that it libeled Sprague & Sprague founder Richard Sprague in a column calling him a liar for testifying that he’d publicized a defense on behalf of a client — convicted state Sen. Vince Fumo — that he didn’t believe.

The newspaper had filed a motion for summary judgment in March, arguing Sprague couldn't prove that the 2008 column, published days after he testified in Fumo’s corruption trial, was materially false or that he had suffered any harm to...
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