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NEW TIMES, INC. v. ISAACKS, 03-0019

In a libel suit, the trial court improperly dismissed defendants' motions for summary judgment where defendant negated actual malice as a matter of law.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 12/03/2003
  • Decided 09/03/2004
  • Published 09/03/2004

Judges

  • Justice JEFFERSON delivered the opinion of the Court.

Court

  • Supreme Court of Texas

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Steven P. Suskin, Law Office of Steven P. Suskin, Phoenix, AZ, R. James George Jr., James Alan Hemphill, George & Donaldson, L.L.P., Peter D. Kennedy, Graves, Dougherty, Hearon & Moody, P.C., Austin, for Petitioner., Gregory S. Coleman, Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP, Austin, TX, for Amicus Curiae Association of American Publishers, Inc.

  • For Appellees:
  • James Scott Reib, Law Group of Rocky Haire and Scott Reib, and Michael J. Whitten, The Whitten Law Firm, Mike Griffin and Michelle Jones, Griffin, Whitten, Jones & Reib, Denton, TX, for Respondent.
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