Gutterman writes opinion piece for Syracuse Post-Standard on Trump threat to open up libel laws

January 22, 2018

Roy Gutterman, associate professor and director of the Tully Center for Free Speech, provided an opinion piece for the Post-Standard titled “Trump’s threat to ‘open up libel laws’ is empty but still harmful.”

"Trump's call for reforming libel laws goes beyond his antipathy for the press or even a genuine desire to reshape public policy. It illustrates his lack of understanding of general legal principles, the First Amendment and the power of the presidency."

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