California Panel Finds Landlord’s Postings About Tenant Were Not Defamation

(January 14, 2016, 2:08 PM EST) -- LOS ANGELES — Reversing a trial court’s ruling, a California appeals panel on Jan. 11 found that a landlord’s postings on a consumer complaint website about her former tenant’s character were substantially true, meriting dismissal of his defamation complaint under California’s strategic lawsuit against public participation (anti-SLAPP) statute (David Ware v. Sharon Tydell, No. B262116, Calif. App., 2nd Dist.; 2016 Cal. App. Unpub. LEXIS 171).

(Opinion available. Document #24-160121-011Z.)

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