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Dad Can’t Sue GAL for Defamation (access required)

A Harrisonburg U.S. District Court dismisses plaintiff’s suit against a lawyer who served as a guardian ad litem for his minor children during divorce proceedings, as plaintiff’s allegations of equal protection violations and defamation do not state a claim under federal law. Even assuming defendant lawyer was acting under color of state law, it is well ...