Paul C. Watler

Paul C. Watler

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Paul Watler Speaks: Can't Handle the Truth? The Truth Defense in the Texas Supreme Court

A decades-long string of libel opinions by the Texas Supreme Court in favor of media defendants came to a resounding halt this summer. In Neely v. Wilson, the Court reversed summary judgment for an Austin television station....more

12/4/2013 - Affirmative Defenses Libel

Jackson Walker's VIA Media Postcard - May 2013

In This Issue: - Paul Watler's Perspective: Texas Anti-SLAPP Wins for Media Defendants - Two recent cases show that Texas Courts of Appeals will take the Citizens Participation Act's evidentiary requirements...more

6/1/2013 - Anti-SLAPP Citizens Participation Act Dennis Rodman First Amendment

Paul Watler's Perspective: Political Ads on Public Broadcast Stations

Does Congress have constitutional authority to ban paid political advertising from public broadcast stations? Ad-weary viewers may learn the answer just in time for the next presidential election. ...more

12/14/2012 - Political Advertising Radio Stations

Jackson Walker's VIA Media Postcard - November/December 2012

In This Issue: - Paul Watler's Perspective: One of the few places of refuge from the political campaign advertising onslaught was public television and radio. That may change depending on a little-noticed First Amendment...more

12/10/2012 - Advertising First Amendment Libel Political Contributions

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