|DRAFT CSC, Title 5. The Judiciary|
Uniform Single Publication Act
§ 1461. Single publication to give rise to one cause of action only.
§ 1462. Judgment as bar to other actions.
No person shall have more than one cause of action for damages for libel or slander or invasion of privacy or any other tort founded upon any single publication or exhibition or utterance, such as any one edition of a newspaper or book or magazine or any one presentation to an audience or any one broadcast over radio or television or any one exhibition of a motion picture. Recovery in any action shall include all damages for any such tort suffered by the plaintiff in all jurisdictions. Nothing in this section shall be construed as creating a cause of action which does not otherwise exist.
Source: (P. L. No. 4C-20, § 1.) 6 TTC 10 § 501.
A judgment in any jurisdiction or against the plaintiff upon the substantive merits of any action for damages founded upon a single publication or exhibition or utterance as described in section 501 of this chapter shall bar any other action for damages by the same plaintiff against the same defendant founded upon the same publication or exhibition or utterance.
Source: (P. L. No. 4C-20, § 1.) 6 TTC 10 § 502.