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Libel defendant enjoined from repeating defamatory statements (access required)

Although the Virginia Supreme Court and Fourth Circuit have never addressed whether a prevailing defamation plaintiff may obtain an injunction prohibiting a defendant from repeating defamatory speech, a man found to have made false and defamatory statements about the plaintiffs’ gold mining operations in Nicaragua was permanently enjoined from publishing the statements again. Background B2Gold Corp., a ...