A complaint filed in Eastern Louisiana Court July 13 brings claims of libel against the New York Times in its coverage of the office of Marlin Gusman, the sheriff of Orleans Parish. The case revolves around a 2018 story characterized as a video op-ed that appeared on the New York Times site.
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The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit has ruled that a lower court erred in dismissing a defamation suit against the New York Times in which an economics professor claims the publication quoted him out of context.