Defamation lawsuit against Del. Cheryl Turpin hinges on definitions

VIRGINIA BEACH — In the slow-motion legal churn of a defamation lawsuit against Del. Cheryl Turpin, definitions are everything. Scott Presler is accusing Turpin of knowingly running false campaign ads that featured Presler during Turpin’s 2017 campaign against then-Del. Rocky Holcomb. Presler claimed the ads painted him as a racist and “leader of a local hate group,” which … Continue reading Defamation lawsuit against Del. Cheryl Turpin hinges on definitions