Libel protection.

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New York passed Rachel's Law last year to protect writers and publishers from libel judgments in countries where laws are inconsistent with the freedom of speech granted in the United States. Author Rachel Ehrenfeld was sued for libel by a man discussed in her book about funding terrorism. That lawsuit was brought in England--where libel judgments are much easier to obtain than in the United States. The law--authored by Assemblymen Rory Lancman and Tom Alfano and...

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