Mayfield v. Fullhart

Mayfield v. Fullhart (August 21, 2014)

STATUS: Texas appellate court rules that single publication rule applies to the Internet.

Tex.App:  Single Publication Rule Applies to Online Publication
In the first Texas appellate decision to address the issue, the court held that the single publication rule applied to a television station's news report publicly available on the Internet.  The court also held that the discovery rule does not apply when an allegedly defamatory statement is disseminated via the mass media.


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