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Experts: District's CFO likely to win libel suit

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Despite the size -- $3 million -- of the libel lawsuit against him, D.C. Chief Financial Officer Natwar Gandhi has good odds of never paying a penny, legal experts say. "Typically, government officials themselves are not responsible in lawsuits for defamation," said Charles Tobin, a Holland & Knight attorney who specializes in libel law. "There are all kinds of immunities that attach to the...

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