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Thursday, September 13, 2007

L. A. Judge: CBS, Phil McGraw May Have Access To Documents to Prepare Defense in Defamation, Invasion of Privacy Case

A Los Angeles judge has ruled that the Dr. Phil show and CBS may have access to documents to prepare their defense against two brothers who allege that a 2005 episode of the show defamed them and invaded their privacy, suggesting that they were involved in the disappearance of 18-year-old Natalie Holloway. Aruban authorities questioned Deepak and Satish Kalpoe at one point over Ms. Holloway's disappearance. CBS and Dr. Phil McGraw claim that the documents support the claims made in the show. Read more here.

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