We’re living in an era of political division and the past seven years have produced high-level clashes in the form of defamation lawsuits. First Amendment Watch has compiled recent coverage that provides context about some of the bigger cases within defamation law. The topics explored:
The explosion of disinformation (Alex Jones); false election claims (Dominion Voting Systems and Smartmatic); political retribution (Devin Nunes) and lawsuits filed on behalf of, as well as against, a sitting U.S. president (Donald Trump).
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