Attorney David P. Hollander appeared this month on the Sports & Entertainment Risk Management Alliance (SERMA) Podcast to discuss the hurdles that former Green Bay Packer Brett Favre will have to clear in his newly filed defamation claims. Favre brought the defamation claims against a Mississippi state official and two sports broadcasters after they made allegedly false statements regarding his involvement in the misuse of money from the state’s welfare program.
Interviewed by Rich Lenkov, founder of SERMA, Attorney Hollander outlines the elements that Favre would need to prove, along with the potential defenses and damages involved in the case. The 25-minute Episode 27 of SERMAPod, Brett Favre v. Pat McAfee Defamation Case, can be found here.
For more, click to read Stafford’s article on the topic, authored by Douglas M. Poland, Colin T. Roth, and David P. Hollander: Brett Favre’s Hail Mary—What First Amendment Hurdles Will the Former Packer Face in His New Defamation Cases?
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