Justices Side With Airline, Nix Pilot's Defamation Win

Law360, New York (January 27, 2014, 2:03 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down a win for a fired pilot who sued an airline for defamation, reversing Colorado's top court and ruling that Air Wisconsin Airlines Corp. had immunity under a post-9/11 law protecting airlines that report suspicious conduct.

The Supreme Court held that immunity under the Aviation and Transportation Security Act “may not be denied to materially true statements” and that Air Wisconsin was protected against civil liability for statements made to the Transportation Safety Administration that relayed concerns about William...
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