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Sunday, September 30, 2007

Judge Rules Congressman Must Provide Deposition in Defamation Lawsuit

District Court Judge Rosemary M. Collyer has told Congressman John Murtha (D-Pa.) that he must provide further information via a deposition the defamation lawsuit that Marine Staff Sergeant Frank Wuterich has filed against him before she will dismiss the lawsuit. Congressman Murtha made comments regarding “cold-blooded murder and war crimes” by soldiers in Iraq, whom he did not name, at a 2006 news conference. Read more here.

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