Robbins Provides Insight on Defamation Issue in AP

Robbins Provides Insight on Defamation Issue in AP
Nunes Files $150M Defamation Claim Against McClatchy Co.
April 9, 2019
Janie Har

Jeff Robbins, a partner in the Firm’s First Amendment/Media Practice, offers his insight into Congressman Devin Nunes’ high-profile defamation case in this Associated Press (AP) article.

"[Nunes has to prove that the Bee made a false statement about him] knowing it was false or in reckless disregard of whether it was true or false," said Jeff. "That is a very difficult standard to meet under any circumstances, and so Nunes begins in a hole."