Publication Cannot Be Due to Plaintiff; No Self-Generating

David A. Szwak

Publication Cannot Be Due to Plaintiff; No Self-Generating

Postby David A. Szwak » Mon Oct 10, 2005 1:52 pm

"A plaintiff cannot manufacture a defamation cause of action by publishing the statements to third persons; the publication must be done by the defendant." (Live Oak Publishing Co. v. Cohagan (1991) 234 Cal.App.3d 1277, 1284, 286 Cal.Rptr. 198; Solomon v. Molligan, Not Reported in Cal.Rptr.2d, 2002 WL 31623604, (Cal. Rules of Court, Rules 976, 977), Cal.App. 2 Dist., Nov 21, 2002

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