Louisiana Law Review
An Unforeseen Problem: How Gertz Failed to Account for Modern Media and What to Do Now
Libel & slander lawsuits, Cyber defamation, Gertz v. Robert Welch Inc. (Supreme Court case)
The article discusses how the U.S. Supreme Court failed to modernize defamation law to include the use of social media and online sources in its decisions in the cases Gertz v. Robert Welch and New York Times Co. v. Sullivan.
Delery H. Perret,
An Unforeseen Problem: How Gertz Failed to Account for Modern Media and What to Do Now,
80 La. L. Rev.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.law.lsu.edu/lalrev/vol80/iss2/14