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Sanctions vacated: Defamation, tortious interference claims not frivolous (access required)

Where a claimant’s defamation suit was dismissed with a warning that further frivolous pleadings might justify sanctions, her subsequently filed claims based on new conduct were not frivolous and did not warrant sanctions. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the Eastern District of Virginia’s dismissal of the subsequent complaint and vacated the sanctions imposed ...