Professor Volokh Quoted in New York Times Article on Rolling Stone and Legal Liability

December 8, 2014 – Professor Eugene Volokh is quoted in the New York Times in an article about the aftermath of Rolling Stone publishing a note to readers last week saying that it had reservations about its article on an alleged University of Virginia rape.

The magazine faces some potential legal liability, said Eugene Volokh, a University of California, Los Angeles, law professor who also writes for The Washington Post. “Based on the facts as I have read about them in the media,” he said, “I would not have approved the publication of a story that names a fraternity, when there hadn’t been a call to the alleged rapists.”

Read the article.