2012 US Code
Title 28 - Judiciary and Judicial Procedure
Part VI - PARTICULAR PROCEEDINGS (§§ 2201 - 4105)
Chapter 181 - FOREIGN JUDGMENTS (§§ 4101 - 4105)
Section 4102 - Recognition of foreign defamation judgments
|Publication Title||United States Code, 2012 Edition, Title 28 - JUDICIARY AND JUDICIAL PROCEDURE|
|Category||Bills and Statutes|
|Collection||United States Code|
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|Contained Within||Title 28 - JUDICIARY AND JUDICIAL PROCEDURE |
PART VI - PARTICULAR PROCEEDINGS
CHAPTER 181 - FOREIGN JUDGMENTS
Sec. 4102 - Recognition of foreign defamation judgments
|Laws in Effect as of Date||January 15, 2013|
|Source Credit||Added Pub. L. 111-223, §3(a), Aug. 10, 2010, 124 Stat. 2381.|
|Statutes at Large Reference||124 Stat. 2381|
|Public Law Reference||Public Law 111-223|
(A) the defamation law applied in the foreign court's adjudication provided at least as much protection for freedom of speech and press in that case as would be provided by the first amendment to the Constitution of the United States and by the constitution and law of the State in which the domestic court is located; or
(B) even if the defamation law applied in the foreign court's adjudication did not provide as much protection for freedom of speech and press as the first amendment to the Constitution of the United States and the constitution and law of the State, the party opposing recognition or enforcement of that foreign judgment would have been found liable for defamation by a domestic court applying the first amendment to the Constitution of the United States and the constitution and law of the State in which the domestic court is located.
(1) affect the enforceability of any foreign judgment other than a foreign judgment for defamation; or
(2) limit the applicability of section 230 of the Communications Act of 1934 (47 U.S.C. 230) to causes of action for defamation.
(Added Pub. L. 111–223, §3(a), Aug. 10, 2010, 124 Stat. 2381.)
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