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LOSHONKOHL v. KINDER, D039267

Civil Code section 47.5, which creates an absolute privilege from liability for a publication made in any legislative or judicial proceeding or any other official proceeding authorized by law, is not unconstitutional under the First Amendment as improper content-based discrimination.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 06/06/2003
  • Published 06/06/2003

Judges

  • McINTYRE, J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  •  James M. Kinder, in pro. per. for Defendant and Appellant., Daniel Patrick Tokaji, Los Angeles, Ben Wizner, Mark D. Rosenbaum and Jordan C. Budd for ACLU of Southern California and ACLU of San Diego and Imperial Counties as Amici Curiae on behalf of Defendant and Appellant., Dan Zeidman, El Cajon, and Michelle Principato, for Plaintiff and Respondent.
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