A federal appeals court reinstated Sarah Palin’s 2017 defamation suit against The New York Times. Palin had sued the paper for an editorial that she alleges incorrectly linked her and her PAC to the 2011 shooting of Rep. Gabby Giffords of Arizona. “This case is ultimately about the First Amendment, but the subject matter implicated in this appeal is far less dramatic: rules of procedure and pleading standards,” reads the unanimous decision by the federal appeal court judges.
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After The New York Times issued an apology to Sarah Palin for incorrectly tying her to a 2011 mass shooting in an editorial, the paper asked for the defamation lawsuit she is bringing against them to be dismissed. Not yet says a New York judge. First he wants to Times to testify so he can understand “whether the complaint contains sufficient allegations of actual malice, an essential element of the claim.”