One reason I don’t think the Supreme Court will loosen NYT v. Sullivan is that, if they do, the right wing media ecosystem will get sued potentially out of existence
Now that the Houthis have drones bombing the UAE, Saudi and the Emirates are objecting to civilian casualties caused by the war. Readout from their meeting today, in which Sullivan reminded them intl law goes both ways:
At the heart of this matter is the landmark 1964 case of The New York Times v. Sullivan. That decision ruled that not only must public officials prove defamation, but that the news outlet did it with “actual malice.”
Man accused of shooting Sullivan County sheriff's deputy denied bond
A jury handed down a guilty verdict Wednesday for all three white men involved in the killing of 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery. The jurors had been deliberating since Tuesday on the charges against Travis McMichael, Gregory McMichael, and William ‘Roddie’ Bryan Jr.
Read this thread, all the way through and its continuation. Judge Sullivan should be furious at the special counsel’s lawyers. Instead he’s trying to resurrect their case.
The mugshots of Gregory and Travis McMichael, who have been charged with the murder of Ahmaud Arbery.
Gregory McMichael & his son Travis McMichael gunned down Ahmaud Arbery, 25, on his daily jog in Brunswick, GA. His mother Wanda Jones said “He was hunted down like an animal and killed.” Call the Glynn County Police Dept & demand their arrest: (912)-554-7800 #JusticeForAhmaud
Judge Sullivan went along with the Flynn hit for the same reason my judge rejected my claim of selective prosecution—even though the proof was right there in my FBI file. But these Democratic judges are in on it with the prosecutors and the Deep State. The corruption runs deep!