wrongful use of civil proceedings

All’s fair in love, war and litigation:

An arbitrator cannot sue a lawyer for wrongful use of civil proceedings, the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled, even if the lawyer allegedly lodged false accusations in court papers to have the arbitrator disqualified, because lawyers enjoy an "absolute privilege" that immunizes them from

Above The Law refers us to Newsday’s coverage of the ugly mess that has become of the Martin Garbus, Esquire vs. Samantha Ronson vs. Perez Hilton suits, which now stand a good chance of becoming far more embarrassing for Lindsay Lohan than the blog post which prompted the original defamation suit.

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