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Libel lawyer: Fluke "definitely' has reason to sue Limbaugh

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Conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh issued a second apology today - this time on the air - to the Georgetown Law School student he called a 'slut' and a 'prostitute' on his show last week.

But a prominent Philadelphia trial lawyer who's been involved in a number of high-profile defamation cases still thinks the conservative talker is vulnerable to a defamation lawsuit.

A number of people have urged the student, Sandra Fluke, to sue Limbaugh, including House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer.

'I'd like to see her take him to court,' Hoyer told the Montgomery Advertiser in Alabama yesterday. 'She's not a public figure and, for that reason, she should be able to sue for slander, libel or whatever else might be involved.'

Fluke, who is reportedly considering it, could not be immediately reached for comment.
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Amanda Lang was a wonderful member of the Opednews team, and the first volunteer editor, for a good number of years being a senior editor. She passed away summer 2014.

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