Based on your other posts, and assuming I have the correct decision, then I can't see defamation getting up. Keep in mind I only have limited information and do not have all the facts.
Defamation in relation to court/tribunal matters is very hard to win.
Judges and tribunal members are largely immune from these kinds of actions.
There was no effort to settle from the other side.You could have chosen to settle or not brought the case forward?
Employee can work or Employee cannot work. Does it sound more convincing now? Difference is huge. Consequences from restricting someone from working are very serious.The differentiation between false and true statement does not sound convincing.
It's sad. And nothing anyone can do about it. I think this policeman might be fired, that's all.I was reading about qualified immunity and thought of this thread.
There's a legal obstacle that's nearly impossible to overcome when police officers and government officials violate our constitutional and civil rights.www.usatoday.com