Barrett v Rosenthal

Opening Reply Brief of Respondent


This case is a libel suit filed against women's health advocate Ilena Rosenthal after she posted a controversial opinion piece on a Usenet news group. The piece was written not by Rosenthal, but by Tim Bolen, a critic of plaintiff Terry Polevoy.

Lawyers for the plaintiffs argue that Rosenthal is liable because posting the comments makes her a "developer" of the information in question, and she therefore becomes the legal equivalent of its creator for the purposes of the lawsuit.

This is respondent/defendant's opening reply brief submitted to the California Supreme Court.

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Reference Info:Appellate Brief | State, 9th Circuit, California | United States

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