Q: what are examples of NY cases where absolute privilege does not shield person from liability for defamation?
A: Most of your run-of-the-mill defamation cases will not invoke the absolute privilege defense. Defamatory statements that are entitled to absolute privilege are those made in the context of legislative proceedings, judicial proceedings, etc. Here's an article I found online which you might find helpful, https://www.findlaw.com/injury/torts-and-personal-injuries/defenses-to-libel-and-slander.html
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