371 F2d 1016 Piracci v. Hearst Corporation

371 F.2d 1016

Thomas M. PIRACCI, Infant, by his Mother and Next Friend,
Violet M. Piracci, Appellant,
The HEARST CORPORATION, a body corpurate, Appellee.

No. 10689.

United States Court of Appeals Fourth Circuit.

Argued Jan. 10, 1967.
Decided Jan. 16, 1967.

Marvin Ellin Baltimore, Md., for appellant.

Theodore Sherbow, Baltimore, Md. (William A. Agee and Sherbow, Shea & Doyle, Baltimore, Md., on brief), for appellee.

Before BOREMAN and CRAVEN, Circuit Judges, and RUSSELL, District judge.


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Thomas M. Piracci seeks damages claimed to have been sustained by him when he was fifteen years of age through the publication of an allegedly libelous article appearing in the August 16, 1965, issue of the Baltimore News American, a newspaper owned and published by the defendant. The District Court granted the defendant's motion for summary judgment.


We affirm for the reasons stated by the District Court in its written opinion.1




Piracci v. The Hearst Corporation, 263 F.Supp. 511 (D.C.D.Md.1966)