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Nguyen-Lam v. Cao

Practice Area: Appeals

Outcome: Affirmed.

Description: Plaintiff, the first female Vietnamese appointed to be the City of Westminster's superintendent of public schools, was terminated when the defendant spread a rumor that she was a Communist. She sued for defamation and he filed an anti-SLAPP motion. The court permitted her to amend her complaint according to proof and allowed the action to proceed.

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