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Law’s Andrew Geronimo discusses implications of defamation lawsuit against Fox News

Will Fox News settle the Dominion defamation lawsuit? First Amendment experts aren’t so sure
The IndependentAndrew Geronimo, director of the First Amendment Clinic at the School of Law, discussed the implications of the $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit, filed by Dominion Voting Systems against Fox News regarding conspiracy theories surrounding the 2020 presidential election. “We want to encourage a robust and wide-open discussion about public affairs, especially about how to run our governments, and we want to allow for some breathing room … to let people talk about this without having to do the full journalistic run at it,” he said. “But what you can’t do is knowingly lie about somebody in a way that damages them.”