Gertz vs robert welch

Gertz vs robert welch

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  • Gerts is a Leninist for even taking this case......
  • The Gertz Vs Robert Welch case occurred when a cop killed a family's son, and Gertz was hired to sue the policeman.
  • A popular magazine caught wind of the case, and called Gertz a 'Leninist' for testifying against a policeman, and even taking the case in the first place.
  • I file for an appeal
  • Gertz won the court case and received 500,000 , Still the cop did not go to jail.
  • Gertz also filed a libel against the magazine for inaccurate accusations against him saying he was a " Leninist and a communist fronter "
  • The gertz vs Robert welch case was appealed to supreme court after going to the court of appeals and the federal courts.
  • The libel held against the magazine was never held in court because Gertz was not a public figure so it didn't go against the first amendment.
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