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Speech unleashed: Defamation claim against planning official dismissed (access required)

A local planning commissioner has immunity from a defamation suit filed by a lawyer who was seeking approval for a dog rescue operation, a Virginia circuit court says. The commissioner lived less than a mile from the proposed kennel and was critical of the proposal and the permit applicants, in comments to a local newspaper and ...

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