Libel Suit Over Claim Man Put Horse Head in Pool Can Proceed

, New York Law Journal


A businessman who was identified - falsely he says - on online forums as the culprit who dumped a horse's head in a local official's pool has made a case for defamation per se, a Brooklyn appellate court ruled yesterday.

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    An equally, if not more, important decision, handed down the same day by the Second Department, on the subject of defamation is G.L. v Markowitz
    2012 NY Slip Op 08493. The lower court's decision was previously a front-page article in the NYLJ.

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