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The Second Circuit Eliminates Iqbal Hearings

BY: Michael Kolcun | August 12, 2019

The Second Circuit has breathed new life into Sarah Palin’s case against the New York Times by rejecting the use of an unusual “Iqbal” hearing to determine the plausibility of her allegations. As reported here, Palin charges the Times with defamation due to an op-ed linking her PAC with Jared Lee Loughner’s fatal shooting spree … Continue reading