New York Civil Rights - Article 7 - § 74 Privileges in Action for Libel
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§ 74. Privileges in action for libel. A civil action cannot be
maintained against any person, firm or corporation, for the publication
of a fair and true report of any judicial proceeding, legislative
proceeding or other official proceeding, or for any heading of the
report which is a fair and true headnote of the statement published.
This section does not apply to a libel contained in any other matter
added by any person concerned in the publication; or in the report of
anything said or done at the time and place of such a proceeding which
was not a part thereof.
Section: Article 7 70 70-A 71 72 73 74 75 76 76-A 77 78 79 79-A 79-B
Last modified: February 15, 2014