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Reader comment on item: Islamists in the Courtroom

Submitted by Litigator (United States), Jun 6, 2007 at 12:32

If the Islamists sue for defamation or libel and it turns out the comments made were irresponsible and not truthful, they should win. If however, they sue for defamation or libel, truth is an absolute defense. Defendants should use the commencement of litigation by Islamists to use the discovery process to further prove the validity of their claims: seek the production of financial records, membership lists, e-mails, phone records, and more. Such a suit is an opportunity to expose the Islamists for who and what they are. The legal system gives defendants the same tools as the plaintiffs. Use them.


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