Professor Roy Gutterman L’00 speaks on Sarah Palin’s Defamation Lawsuit against The New York Times

Professor Roy Gutterman

Professor Roy Gutterman L’00 contributed commentary to several media outlets on Sarah Palin’s defamation lawsuit against The New York Times. He shared his insights on the judge’s decision to dismiss the case with the Daily BeastThe Washington PostAxios, and the New York Daily News. He also had a half-hour appearance on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal to discuss the case. Gutterman, an expert on First Amendment law, is the director of the Tully Center for Free Speech and a professor at the College of Law and the Newhouse School of Public Communications.

“The press needs room to function and publish and have the flexibility to make some mistakes, without fearing that it can face civil judgments for simple, honest mistakes,” Gutterman told The Washington Post.