Trial court rules against George Zimmerman in his libel lawsuit against NBC

June 30, 2014

The opinion, just handed down today, is Zimmerman v. Allen (Fla. Super. Ct. June 30, 2014); I’m busy with Hobby Lobby, so I can’t analyze it in detail, but I thought I’d pass it along for those who are interested. Zimmerman’s claim was that NBC incorrectly characterized and misleadingly edited parts of his 911 call. I take it that Zimmerman will appeal.

Eugene Volokh teaches free speech law, religious freedom law, church-state relations law, a First Amendment Amicus Brief Clinic, and tort law, at UCLA School of Law, where he has also often taught copyright law, criminal law, and a seminar on firearms regulation policy.
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