LA Deputy DA Looks To Scrap Atty Love Triangle Sexting Row

Law360, Los Angeles (September 9, 2016, 7:07 PM EDT) -- A Los Angeles deputy district attorney has told a California judge she had a First Amendment right to show her colleagues a sext sent to her estranged attorney husband by his public-defender girlfriend, arguing the girlfriend’s invasion of privacy suit must be tossed.

Defendant Lisa Tanner, a deputy district attorney in the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Victim Impact Program Unit, urged Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Michael Johnson on Wednesday to dismiss plaintiff Christina Behle’s suit, which contends that Behle was humiliated and passed over for a promotion when Tanner shared her private text messages and racy photos with colleagues at...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!