No. 88-3934.

881 F.2d 267 (1989)

Sandra A. BODDIE, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC.; Geraldo Rivera; Charles C. Thompson; and Maravilla Production Company, Inc., Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit.

Decided July 28, 1989.

Rehearing and Rehearing Denied September 14, 1989.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Richard Sternberg (argued), Sternberg, Newman & Associates, Akron, Ohio, for Sandra A. Boddie.

Terence J. Clark (argued), Squire, Sanders & Dempsey, Michael E. Brittain, Calfee, Halter & Griswold, Cleveland, Ohio, for American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., Geraldo Rivera, Charles C. Thompson, and Maravilla Productions Co., Inc.

Before KENNEDY, JONES, and WELLFORD, Circuit Judges.

Rehearing and Rehearing En Banc Denied September 14, 1989.

KENNEDY, Circuit Judge.

This case is before the Court for the second time. The dispute between the parties arose out of the ABC investigative report "Injustice for All," an expose of judicial corruption in Akron, Ohio. The program investigated charges that Judge James Barbuto had shown leniency to criminal defendants in return for sexual favors. Plaintiff Sandra A. Boddie agreed to be interviewed for...

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