DOUGALL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/DOUGALL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Paul Rolly: Utah County GOP establishment wins round two in slander fight http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57981945-90/sltrib-blaney-herbert-party.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57981945-90/sltrib-blaney-herbert-party.html.csp">Paul Rolly: Utah County GOP establishment wins round two in slander fight</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ROLLY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-27T22:18:02.464-06:00">Updated May 27, 2014 10:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The vice chairman of the Utah County Republican Party slandered a GOP volunteer by falsely accusing her of embezzlement, but the comment was made in a meeting of fellow party members with shared concern, so it was privileged and not actionable. That was the ruling last week of 4th District Court Judge Christine S. Johnson in an appeal by party Vice Chairman Daryl Acumen of an earlier defamation verdict against him from Orem Justice Court Judge Pro Tem Mark D. Eddy. The justice court judge had f...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57981945@www.sltrib.com Tue, 27 May 2014 22:18:02 MDT