Re: [infoguys-list] Re: Thought Re: Newspaper Case
- In a message dated 2/28/2007 9:55:14 A.M. Pacific Standard Time,
How does the law address a situation where the libel appears to be the
result (in whole or in part) of imprecations from the plaintiff's own mouth?
did not libel himself, but almost certainly created or contributed the
situation or circumstance by which the libel occured. Here fruit of a
poisoned tree is born; but yet here also the reaper thereof be him who planted the
seed in springtime.
In effect, Plaintif seeks, does he not, to be rewarded or compensated
based on the misinterpretation of his own utterances. Had he not spoken in
manner which he did, there would be no case. Hoist with his own petard, you
Now this beats all. For starters, what imprecation? There were no cuss
words used, no profanity and no ill wishes. The jockey was asked a question and
he answered "a Q-Ray". The writer, obviously forgetting what was said or
unable to read his own scroll, wrote "cue ring". Since no one ever heard of a
cue ring and most people know what a Q-Ray is, it gave the appearance of a
In what "manner" do you, no name provided, think he spoke?
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