By Kate Ward
July 01, 2010 at 06:59 PM EDT

According to People, a judge has denied the restraining order filed by Jeremy London against members of his family who expressed doubts regarding his kidnapping. The Los Angeles Superior Court judge ruled that the First Amendment protects London’s family, and they are free to comment publicly about the actor.

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