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Monday, May 7, 2007

Massachusetts SJC Upholds $2M Libel Verdict

A couple of years ago, the Boston Herald published stories critical of Judge Ernest Murphy, including an allegation that he said that a rape victim should "get over it."  The Supreme Judicial Court upheld a $2 million verdict against the paper on Monday (AP story, opinion).

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