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Tweet doesn’t restart statute of limitations for defamation (access required)

Where the personal trainer for the former president of Liberty University alleged he was defamed in two articles published in 2019, his March 2021 suit was dismissed because it was filed beyond Virginia’s one-year defamation statute of limitations. Although one of the 2019 articles was mentioned in an August 2020 tweet, that didn’t restart the ...