Question Details

(Solution Document) Josh is a well-known athlete with many lucrative endorsements from advertisers. He recently was "outed", meaning a gay rights organization released...


Josh is a well-known athlete with many lucrative endorsements from advertisers. He recently was "outed", meaning a gay rights organization released information showing that Josh is a homosexual. As a result of this action, most of the advertisers with whom Josh had agreements cancelled the contracts. He wishes to sue. Which statement below is correct?

a. Since Josh is a public figure, he can sue for defamation only if he can show the gay rights organization knew the story was false.

b. If the gay rights organization published the information in the newspaper, Josh should sue for slander.

c. Even if the story is true, Josh can sue for defamation provided he suffered damages from the release of the information.

d. Even if the story is true, Josh may be able to sue for invasion of privacy.


Why is the answer D rather than A? From my understanding, public figures can sue for defamation only if they can prove actual malice, which is what choice A is saying.

 


Solution details:
STATUS
Answered
QUALITY
Approved
ANSWER RATING

This question was answered on: Dec 08, 2020

PRICE: $15

Solution~000652147484975.zip (25.37 KB)

Buy this answer for only: $15

This attachment is locked

We have a ready expert answer for this paper which you can use for in-depth understanding, research editing or paraphrasing. You can buy it or order for a fresh, original and plagiarism-free solution (Deadline assured. Flexible pricing. TurnItIn Report provided)

Pay using PayPal (No PayPal account Required) or your credit card . All your purchases are securely protected by .
SiteLock

About this Question

STATUS

Answered

QUALITY

Approved

DATE ANSWERED

Dec 08, 2020

EXPERT

Tutor

ANSWER RATING

GET INSTANT HELP/h4>

We have top-notch tutors who can do your essay/homework for you at a reasonable cost and then you can simply use that essay as a template to build your own arguments.

You can also use these solutions:

  • As a reference for in-depth understanding of the subject.
  • As a source of ideas / reasoning for your own research (if properly referenced)
  • For editing and paraphrasing (check your institution's definition of plagiarism and recommended paraphrase).
This we believe is a better way of understanding a problem and makes use of the efficiency of time of the student.

NEW ASSIGNMENT HELP?

Order New Solution. Quick Turnaround

Click on the button below in order to Order for a New, Original and High-Quality Essay Solutions. New orders are original solutions and precise to your writing instruction requirements. Place a New Order using the button below.

WE GUARANTEE, THAT YOUR PAPER WILL BE WRITTEN FROM SCRATCH AND WITHIN A DEADLINE.

Order Now