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.
- Argued 12/03/2003
- Decided 09/03/2004
- Published 09/03/2004
- Justice JEFFERSON delivered the opinion of the Court.
- 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.