Brian Igel explains what defamation is, why Michael Lewis is being sued for it for statements made in his book, The Big Short, and what Mr. Lewis' defense will likely be from this claim. Mr. Igel also analyzes the First Amendment grounds enabling Mr. Lewis to write a book like this without opening himself up to catastrophic liability from defamation claims.
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Author of "The Big Short," Michael Lewis, Sued for Defamation by Asset Manager