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Edward v. Ellis

Ruling by

Thomas M. Goethals

Lower Court

Orange County Superior Court

Lower Court Judge

Richard Y. Lee

concurring Judge(s)

Richard D. Fybel
Under the anti-SLAPP statute, in a libel action involving a limited public figure, plaintiffs need only establish a probability they can prove actual malice and that may be proven through circumstantial evidence.



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