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Rarely used statute in Vermont helps student journalists escape a frivolous libel lawsuit

A federal court dismissed a libel lawsuit filed by a North Carolina politician who claimed his 2012 presidential campaign was destroyed by a profile written by two student journalists from St. Michael’s College in Vermont. The court relied on the Vermont anti-SLAPP law in dismissing the suit, and the politician was ordered to pay $23,336 in attorney’s fees.

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