No person may have more than one claim for relief 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 must include all damages for any such tort suffered by the
plaintiff in all jurisdictions.
A judgment in any jurisdiction for 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 this section bars any other action for damages by the same plaintiff
against the same defendant founded upon the same publication or exhibition or utterance.
This section may be cited as the Uniform Single Publication Act.
This section is not retroactive to claims for relief existing on July 1, 1953.
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