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Porcella v. Time, Inc.

Porcella v. Time, Inc., 300 F.2d 162 (7th Cir. 1962).

Amadore Porcella, a self-described art-expert, filed a complaint against Time, Inc. for publishing an allegedlylibelous article in Life Magazine concerning Porcella and his friend Alexander Zlatoff-Mirsky, an art restorer. Applying the laws of Illinois and finding that the article expressed an opinion, the 

federal court of appeals . . . .

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