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    michelewollert posted an update:   3 years, 12 months ago · View

    Don’t have a FB account. Must be the only one in the universe….:)

    Anyone following ESB 5236 as it moves through the WA legislature? It is ”an act relating to the uniform correction or clarification of defamation act.” Passed through the Senate unanimously and is now making its way through the House.

    Will it make it more difficult for plaintiffs to recover damages in defamation cases? Its major advocate is Bruce EH Johnson, who defends the press. The WA State Bar Association opposes it. I am attempting to make sense out of it:

    http://app.leg.wa.gov/m/cmd/Handler.ashx?MethodName=getdocumentcontent&documentId=xWlFcKeu4d8&att=false