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Public No More: The Ventura Defamation Case
After reading The New York Times article, $1.8 Million for Ventura in Defamation Case (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site., respond to the following:
- Discuss the facts of the case (i.e., plaintiff, defendant, publication, date).
- Discuss the concept of ‘identification’ in relation to libel in this case.
- Discuss whether you believe the standard for the burden of proof for Ventura should have been as a public figure or private person.