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Mount v. Sadik

Mount v. Sadik, No. 78-cv-2279 (WCC), (S.D.N.Y. Oct. 26, 1978), aff'd on reconsideration, (S.D.N.Y. Apr. 10, 1980).


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defamation lawsuit between rival art experts – one who authenticated a painting and another who publicly disputed that attribution– a New York federal court held that a statement that does not attack a party personally but merely calls into question his opinion is not actionable.


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