Aug 12, 2021 • 46M

Defamation Law 101

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Advisory Opinions is a new podcast from The Dispatch. Hosts David French and Sarah Isgur have a weekly conversation about the law, culture, and why it matters.
Episode details

In a jam-packed episode our hosts explore everything from vaccine passports on cruise ships to a shaky argument that eviction moratoriums violate the Third Amendment’s prohibition on quartering soldiers. First up on the docket, Sarah and David dive into attempts by Sidney Powell, Rudy Giuliani, and Mike Lindell’s to dismiss Dominion’s defamation lawsuit against them. Be sure to listen to the end for their analysis on whether a topless sunbathing case meets the intermediate scrutiny test.

Show Notes:

-Dominion defamation lawsuit 

-Preliminary injunction on vaccine passports in Florida

-Todd Zywicki’s lawsuit against George Mason University

-Third Amendment Lawyers Association amicus brief on the eviction moratorium

-4th Circuit ruling upholding a ban on topless sunbathing