UPDATE: Amanda Jones Loses Appeal, Will Re-Petition Court

The 2021 School Librarian of the Year reiterated her intention to exhaust all possible actions in the litigation of her defamation case: "I am committed to going the full distance."

Amanda Jones lost the appeal in her defamation case but has vowed to continue fighting.

"After discussion with my attorney, family, and friends, we have decided to move forward and re-petition the First Circuit Court of Appeals to have my case heard by a full panel of judges," she wrote in a statement posted to her website.

Jones provided the update below.


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