New York Post's Bid to Depose Judges in Libel Suit Upheld

, New York Law Journal


Over the objections of the state court system, eight judges, including Chief Administrative Judge Ann Pfau, have been ordered to answer questions under oath regarding the truth of articles in the Post, which reported in October 2005 that Brooklyn Justice Francois A. Rivera was under investigation for allegedly paying $50,000 to buy a Democratic nomination to the Supreme Court, and the extent of injury the articles caused to Justice Rivera's reputation.

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