April 8, 2021

IF DE SANTIS SUED FOR LIBEL, IT WOULD BE A GREAT CHANCE TO OVERRULE ST. AMANT V. THOMPSON: Don’t kid yourself: There will be no consequences for the 60 Minutes hit job on Gov. DeSantis. And while I don’t think there are 5 votes on the court to overrule New York Times v. Sullivan, there might very well be 5 votes to overrule St. Amant, and return to a “reasonable person” standard for actual malice. More on that here.

UPDATE: Yep.

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