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June 2022

Second Circuit Affirms CNN Win in Devin Nunes Lawsuit

Ruling Hinged on Choice of Law

By Stephen J. Fuzesi & Matthew J. Greer
PUBLISHED IN: MediaLawLetter June 2022
In a ruling that hinged on a choice-of-law determination in favor of California law, the Second Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a defamation lawsuit filed by former California Congressman Devin Nunes against CNN arising out of coverage of the first Trump impeachment.