Beter v. Murdoch, 062019 FED2, 18-2124-cv

Docket Nº:18-2124-cv
Party Name:Petra Christina Beter, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. Rupert Murdoch, James Murdoch, Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc., News Corporation, AKA News Corp, New York Post, Josh Margolin, Gerson Zweifach, Defendants-Appellees, John Doe, Jane Doe, Defendants.
Attorney:For Plaintiff-Appellant: J.A. SANCHEZ-DORTA, The Law Office of J.A. Sanchez-Dorta, P.C., New York, NY. For Defendants-Appellees: LINDA C. GOLDSTEIN, DECHERT LLP, New York, NY (Andrew J. Levander, Nicolle J. Jacoby, Brian C. Raphel, DECHERT LLP, New York, NY, Laura R. Handman, Alison Schary, DAVIS...
Judge Panel:PRESENT: JON O. NEWMAN, PETER W. HALL, DENNY CHIN, Circuit Judges.
Case Date:June 20, 2019
Court:United States Courts of Appeals, Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
 
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Petra Christina Beter, Plaintiff-Appellant,

v.

Rupert Murdoch, James Murdoch, Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc., News Corporation, AKA News Corp, New York Post, Josh Margolin, Gerson Zweifach, Defendants-Appellees,

John Doe, Jane Doe, Defendants.

No. 18-2124-cv

United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

June 20, 2019

UNPUBLISHED OPINION

SUMMARY ORDER

RULINGS BY SUMMARY ORDER DO NOT HAVE PRECEDENTIAL EFFECT. CITATION TO A SUMMARY ORDER FILED ON OR AFTER JANUARY 1, 2007, IS PERMITTED AND IS GOVERNED BY FEDERAL RULE OF APPELLATE PROCEDURE 32.1 AND THIS COURT'S LOCAL RULE 32.1.1. WHEN CITING A SUMMARY ORDER IN A DOCUMENT FILED WITH THIS COURT, A PARTY MUST CITE EITHER THE FEDERAL APPENDIX OR AN ELECTRONIC DATABASE (WITH THE NOTATION "SUMMARY ORDER"). A PARTY CITING TO A SUMMARY ORDER MUST SERVE A COPY OF IT ON ANY PARTY NOT REPRESENTED BY COUNSEL.

At a stated term of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, held at the Thurgood Marshall United States Courthouse, 40 Foley Square, in the City of New York, on the 20th day of June, two thousand nineteen.

Appeal from a judgment of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (Daniels, J.).

For Plaintiff-Appellant: J.A. SANCHEZ-DORTA, The Law Office of J.A. Sanchez-Dorta, P.C., New York, NY.

For Defendants-Appellees: LINDA C. GOLDSTEIN, DECHERT LLP, New York, NY (Andrew J. Levander, Nicolle J. Jacoby, Brian C. Raphel, DECHERT LLP, New York, NY, Laura R. Handman, Alison Schary, DAVIS WRIGHT TREMAINE LLP, New York, NY on the brief).

PRESENT: JON O. NEWMAN, PETER W. HALL, DENNY CHIN, Circuit Judges.

UPON DUE CONSIDERATION, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED, ADJUDGED, AND DECREED that the district court's judgment is AFFIRMED.

Plaintiff-Appellant Petra Beter, formerly a photographer for Michael Bloomberg's first mayoral campaign, appeals from the judgment of the district court dismissing her lawsuit asserting various causes of action against Defendants-Appellees stemming from the New York Post's publication of an article that Beter argues is false and defamatory, and from the denial of leave to amend her complaint.

In her...

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