Update: judge tosses anti-vaccinationist’s libel suit

Respectful Insolence, last month:

Well, that didn’t take long.

Remember when the grande dame of the anti-vaccine movement, Barbara Loe Fisher, decided that she would try to harass, intimidate, and silence Paul Offit through the filing of a frivolous libel suit against Dr. Offit, Amy Wallace (the journalist who interviewed Offit for an excellent article last year), and Cond√© Nast, the publisher of WIRED, which ran the article? Well, the judge has ruled, and that ruling is…dismissed.

More: VLW (Virginia Lawyers Weekly) Blog, Volokh.

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