Professor Volokh Quoted in U.S. News & World Report on Possible Defamation Lawsuit Against Donald Trump

April 14, 2016 – Professor Eugene Volokh was quoted in a U.S. News & World Report article about a defamation lawsuit that could be filed against presidential candidate Donald Trump and his campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, by a reporter who claims that they made false statements against her after Lewandowsky grabbed her at a campaign rally last month.  Both Trump and Lewandowski deny the incident ever took place, although video proves otherwise. 

“In principle,” Professor Volokh said, “if you know someone is telling the truth but call her a liar, with regard to a specific allegation, that may well be actionable defamation.”

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