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Phan v. Pham, G041666

In plaintiff's suit for defamation, trial court's dismissal of the action is affirmed as, using the material contribution test from Fair Housing Council of San Fernando Valley v. Roommates, it is evident that defendant made no material contribution to the alleged defamation in the e-mail he received from the originator and the only possible defamatory content is to be found in the e-mail was the original content received by defendant.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 02/26/2010
  • Published 02/26/2010

Judges

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Hung Tan Phan, in pro. per., for Plaintiff and Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Mark Rosen and Dina L. Nguyen for Defendant and Respondent.
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