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Robin Sizemore a legal failure

Robin Sizemore a legal failure

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haveblameddefendantVanessaKechadman
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there
are
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peopleon(heinternetwhoarecriticalofin:erlla.ionaladoptionsgenrally
and
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nnpactsIiabtlrty
anddamages),
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(urns
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allegedly
detamatcry
statements
are
privileged,true,orbarred
byrue
statuteotumuauous.Andassumingthatplain
'ff'!
canprovefiabi
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havezero
evidence
0
support
theirclan
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mil:lcsses:
threeof
the
fourcouples
1h..1t
plaintiffssaychangedtheirmindaboutadoptmg
because
of
efendantfa'let!tobackuptheseclaimsand.pJciJltiffs'1illancial
.ecords
showthattf:eir
business
con.inucsto
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will
needto
[;u
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into
considerationtheissueslli~WiglJted
herein.
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KUch9durian'Backgruund
Vanessa
Kachadurian
isaIongdmo:rcsnoresidentwhobasworkedasa
blOtccbl~accutia!l53Icsrepresentativesince1991.'beisveryactivein.h
Fresno
md
Armeniancoramunlues,andhelpsanumberoforganizanons.
Ms.
Kachadnrian
is
a
Co-COWIUel
o:"theCentral
CaliforniaBalletCom;anyanda
sustaining
nrnf.,er
OftheLively
Art
Foundatiou,
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boa
'1
member
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!be
Charlre
KeyanrrrenianC
mmunity
cbool,whicbisthe
oldest
AnnCID811
schoolonucwestcoastShe'alsoavolunteerwiththeArmenianGeneralBenevIe
n
Unio)\(GBU)andArmenianYouth
Federaucn(
Yl'),
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addition,Ms.
KR;;.haju..
an
bas
madecountlessgoodwilltrip'toAmenia,a"sisting
hospitals,
schools,andorphu"gel>in
It
country,
Of
parricular
interestto
Ms.KachJt1uri.lll
i
th~
ueannenr
ofArmenian
childrenwhosebirthparentsor
fuiuilies
are
unable
runwilling
t.u
camfurthem..
he
wurus
L11~C:
cildren
to
receivelh<:LoveanJcareUu;yneed,vhethcr
it
bethroughtheArmenianfostercaresystem
or
adoption.ontrurytoplaintiffs"ponT".1)'BIfher,she
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notagainstir.ternationaladoption,,0
long
astilelawsarcfollowed,
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[1.1.
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th
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FraudandAbuseAct(18U.S,C.
§
1030elseq.).
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defendant
filedmotion
ferjudgmentouthe
pleadings,
plci.ll:.tffidrcppcd
thj~
causeofaction
and
filedthuir
Amend
UComplaint.Thesixuperativecausesufactionart:(I)defamatiun,(2)
false
light,(3)
tortiousinterfeacewithcontractual
relations,
(4)tortiousinterference
with
prospectiveeconomicelations,(5)negligent
interference
with
prospectiveadvantage.
acl..(6)jnvasionof'privacy.Thegravamenof
this
actionisthatdefendantallegedly
postedon
theinternetorc-mailcduntruthfulstatementssbo
t
pl
air
riff
therebyinterferingintheirbusiness.
Plaintiffsallege
that
Ms.
X3ch3d·.UWll:~
toldthe:rclientsant!
prospective
clients
th
I
they
engagein
illegal
practices;that
::\.1ll.
Sizemorewas
fired
fromCnrolinaAdoptionl
ervices
hecuuseofillegalnod
unethical
practices;(.r,dthnt
Is.
Sizemore
wu.s
connectedto
the
arrestof
herin-countryfuc:Ii
tntOT
intheRepublicofGeorgia.I~addjticn,ar.d','liththe
alice
:d
ietcui
to
Irustrate
Hopscotch,
M.G
Knchadurion
hassupposedlymlscharacterized
Armenian.dop
ti
on
.£.\\03
annrequirements.
Plaintiffs
further
claimthat
\ofs.Kechedurian
hasposedonline
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a
Hcpscotch
representative,allegedlypostingiliat
it
mo~tly
IIUOl'ts
outsicklychildren.Finally,plaintiffsallegethatshebasreferredtoMs,Sizemoreasan"odor"(Which,eveniftrue.isno:
defamatory
andsimplyrncana"other"
in
Armeniaa).v1s.KacbaduriandentespL"Ilntlffs'
allcgauoes.A.
is.
KncbndorianDenLeShe
Is
ThePhantom
Importrtnt1y.
M~.Kacliaduriandeniesthatshe
i5
thopersouresponsibleforthe
alleged
statements.Inthe
Amended
Complaint,plaintiffs
allege
8·':)
hos
a
Iirany
of'email..ddressesandscreennames,butthey'renot
hers
with
u
fewexceptions.
Andeventhe
hrce
thatbelongedto
~fe.Kachaduriaa
111'1:
DIu
addressee.
B.
'1he
secondproblemplaintiff"willfaceattria.
IS
actuallyacanationissue:they
C:.JJl'l
prove
ilia
:h
c-mailsand
POFts
were
actually
wri
en
by;l,£6
Kachadurian,Thereis
absolute.y
DF1'ffi110/\NT
v,
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