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Judge Denies Sarah Palin New Trial Against NY Times, Says Libel Claims Lack ‘Even a Speckof Evidence

Judge Denies Sarah Palin New Trial Against NY Times, Says Libel Claims Lack 'Even a Speck' of Evidence

A judge has denied [object Window]‘s request for a new trial in her defamation case against NS 뉴욕 타임즈, saying the former Alaska governor wasunable to deliver at trial admissible evidence that remotely supported her claim.

Palin sued the 타임스 for defamation in 2017, after an editorial in the paper linked the 2011 shooting of Gabby Giffords to a map circulated by Palin’s political action group, which showed specific electoral districts under cross-hairs.

NS 타임스 piece initially stated there was a link between the map and the shooting, though the paper corrected that two days later, admitting no such link was established.

We’re sorry about this and we appreciate that our readers called us on the mistake,” the paper said in a social media post.

After Palin sued, a judge initially dismissed 경우. But a federal appeals court revived it, leading to a trial earlier this year.

On the stand at the trial, 이전의 타임스 editorial page editor James Bennet called the incident aterrible mistake,” AP 보고.

We are human beings. We do make mistakes,” Bennet said, 첨가: “I’ve regretted it pretty much every day since. That’s on me. That’s my failure.

Palin, 그 동안에, likened the case to aDavid and Goliathstory — saying she had lost sleep over the editorial, which she claimed had damaged her career.

It was devastating to read a false accusation that I had anything to do with murder,” Palin said during the trial, per earlier reporting by the Associated Press. “I felt powerless — that I was up against Goliath. The people were David. I was David.

2월, Federal Judge Jed S. Rakoff ruled that Palin failed to prove 뉴욕 타임즈 acted withactual malicewhen it falsely linked her political group to a 2011 mass shooting — meaning her potentially precedent-upending libel suit against the paper would be dismissed.

화요일에, Rakoff weighed in once more, saying the court deniedin fullher bid for a new trial.

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In a defamation case brought by a public figure like Sarah Palin, a mistake is not enough to win if it was not motivated by actual malice,” Judge Rakoff wrote in his opinion, CNN 보도. “And the striking thing about the trial here was that Palin, for all her earlier assertions, could not in the end introduce even a speck of such evidence.