Media Outlets Not Liable for Reporting a Wrongful Arrest

Bruce S. Rosen and a New York Daily News in-house counsel convinced a federal judge in Newark on Aug.10, 2015 that news organizations are not liable for reporting a wrongful arrest. The judge found in Lee v. TMZ et al. that reporters from four publications, including the Daily News, fairly and accurately reported on a press conference and news release by the N.Y. attorney general. Click here to read the decision and here (page 19) to read an article about the case in the Media Law Resource Center’s MediaLawLetter.

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