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Tort – Defamation – Self-Publication – Duty – Bank Employee (access required)

A former bank employee cannot sue the bank for defamation for saying she had “abandoned her job” and had taken unauthorized paid time off, after allegedly having deposited an insufficient check for $3,000 in her personal checking account; a Richmond U.S. District Court says plaintiff fails to allege “publication” of the allegedly defamatory remarks, and ...