This Recent Development will examine the state court reactions to Gertz, describe the reasons for the lack of uniformity in their conclusions, and suggest an approach to balancing the first amendment and reputational interests.
Charles W. Gerdts, III and Kevin J. Wolff,
State Court Reactions to Gertz v. Robert Welch,Inc.: Inconsistent Results and Reasoning,
29 Vanderbilt Law Review
Available at: https://scholarship.law.vanderbilt.edu/vlr/vol29/iss6/3