Unformatted text preview: defendant. The plaintiff published a book, with civil wrongs concerning the neighborhood which they are privileged to. The defendant was not the focus of the publication. The information published in the book was true and not a false statement. Conclusion : No, the plaintiff can't recover for defamation from Jonathan, because the plaintiff does not satisfy the defamation requirements. The published information was true and concerning for the public welfare. The defendant may not collect compensatory or punitive damages....
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- Spring '11
- Business Law, John Riley, Jonathan Harr, plaintiffs private actions