Friday, June 11, 2004
The most disturbing part of the article is that it fails to tell that the article itself regarding Lewis was retracted.
As I had speculated earlier, it seemed to me that the university had a defense of respondeat superior, though Marie disagreed with me on this. The plaintiffs may appeal. Regardless, the fact that the newspapers are now reporting this case without any concern for the fact that the initial story was fallacious and irresponsible is to me further proof that the libel claim has merit. It's simply a question of who will pay.