Judge to toss Sarah Palin’s defamation suit against the New York Times

Posted on AllSides February 14th, 2022
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A Manhattan judge on Monday said he will toss out Sarah Palin’s libel lawsuit against the New York Times over an editorial that falsely linked her to a mass shooting — but he didn’t exactly side with the Gray Lady.

Manhattan federal court Judge Jed Rakoff said that even though the Times’ 2017 piece, headlined “America’s Lethal Politics,” was the product of “unfortunate editorializing,” Palin’s lawyers failed to provide evidence that the paper and former editorial page editor James Bennet acted with actual malice.

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