KSC, TITLE 6. THE JUDICIARY
Chapter 30. Defamation
Section 6.3001. Single cause of action.
There is only one cause
of action for defamation, or invasion of privacy or tort arising from a single
publication, exhibition or utterance, such as one edition of a newspaper, book,
magazine, one presentation to an audience, one television or radio broadcast or
one exhibition of a motion picture. Recovery in an action includes all damages
for a tort suffered by the plaintiff in all jurisdictions. This section
does not create a cause of action not already existing.
A judgment against the plaintiff upon the substantive merits of an action for damages arising from a single publication, exhibition or utterance stated in Section 6.3001 bars an action for damages by the
same plaintiff against the same defendant founded upon the same publication,
exhibition or utterance.