Roy Moore Seeks to Revive Defamation Lawsuit Against Sacha Baron Cohen

Moore's attorney is arguing he wasn’t treated fairly when a judge tossed his lawsuit last July.

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FILE - Former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore announces, in Montgomery, Ala., his run for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate, June 20, 2019. Moore's attorney, Larry Klayman, tried to convince three federal appeals court judges to revive a $95 million lawsuit the former Alabama candidate for U.S. Senate brought against comedian Sacha Baron Cohen, in New York, Friday, June 10, 2022. (AP Photo/Julie Bennett, File)
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NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for Roy Moore tried to persuade some skeptical federal appeals judges Friday to revive a $95 million defamation lawsuit that the former Alabama candidate for U.S. Senate brought against comedian Sacha Baron Cohen. Attorney Larry Klayman complained during arguments before a panel of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan that Moore wasn’t treated fairly when a judge tossed his lawsuit last July. He even compared his…

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