Feathered Bastard

Tom Horne Caves at Mention of Tom Ryan's Name, Calls off SLAPP Suit (w/Update)

Please see the update at the end of this post.

Yep, Chandler attorney Tom Ryan was rarin' to start writing up subpoenas in his new role as legal counsel for the Arizona Public Integrity Alliance, the group being SLAPP-sued by Attorney General Tom Horne in the world's dumbest "defamation" case ever.

But wouldn't you know it, not long after Ryan declared to me that he would take the case off AZPIA lawyer Kory Langhofer's hands and pursue a vigorous defense against Horne for free, the AG calls the suit quits.

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Stephen is a former staff writer and columnist at Phoenix New Times.
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