Philly Paper Slams Sprague's Bid To Revive Libel Suit

Law360, Philadelphia (February 20, 2014, 5:10 PM EST) -- The parent company of the Philadelphia Daily News argued in Pennsylvania Superior Court on Tuesday that libel claims Sprague & Sprague founder Richard Sprague wants to revive over a column criticizing statements he made on behalf of a convicted ex-state senator were properly dismissed as a disagreement over an attorney's role in representing his client.

Philadelphia Media Holdings LLC told the court that a trial court judge had properly concluded there were no disputed questions of fact surrounding whether Daily News columnist Jill Porter could be...
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