Professor Volokh Comments on Defamation Suit Filed Against Rolling Stone in Associated Press Article

May 13, 2015 -- Professor Eugene Volokh commented on a defamation suit filed by a University of Virginia official against Rolling Stone for an article the magazine published on the alleged rape of a student. His comments appear in an Associated Press article.

"Generally speaking, it is thought that these cases are better for the defendants in federal court," said Eugene Volokh, a professor of First Amendment law at UCLA. "It's easier to throw out the case on purely legal grounds before trial, or at least throw out parts of it."

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