Minnesota Law Review

Truthiness: Corporate Public Figures and the Problem of Harmful Truths

This paper is an invited response to Deven Desai’s article, Speech, Citizenry, and the Market: A Corporate Public Figure Doctrine, available here.

Professor Bhagwat’s response piece was scheduled to be published in Volume 98, Issue 3 of the print journal. Due to an editorial oversight, the piece did not go to print on schedule. We present the piece now with our sincere apologies to Professor Bhagwat. The piece will be published in print in Volume 99, Issue 1.

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