Business Law 1 Week 9 Discussion Board

This week’s discussion board post focuses on defamation issues arising from Falwell v. Flint. This is a case that rose to prominence in

the 80s. Notably, the defamation issues were not addressed at the Supreme Court level. Instead the Supreme Court case focused on

intentional infliction of emotional distress and the First Amendment. In case you are interested in that part of the case (which is

different than the discussion board question), please see these summaries: and