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Cody v. Harris, 04-2671

In a suit for defamation, summary judgment in favor of defendant is affirmed where his comment in a staff meeting, accusing plaintiff of posting pornography on the company website, was not defamation per se under Illinois Law.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 01/14/2005
  • Decided 05/31/2005
  • Published 05/31/2005


  • KANNE, Circuit Judge., Before RIPPLE, MANION, and KANNE, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Eugene K. Hollander (argued), Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Jeffrey Piell (argued), Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw, Chicago, IL, for Defendants-Appellees.
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