Partner Doug Mirell Quoted in Los Angeles Times' Article About Larry Flynt's LegacyFebruary 10, 2021 – Media Mention
Partner Doug Mirell was quoted in the Los Angeles Times regarding Flynt's legacy. Mirell discussed details about a landmark 1st Amendment case involving Hustler and Rev. Jerry Falwell. Heard by the U.S. Supreme Court in 1988, this case upheld a decision that granted the press a right to publish opinions about public figures.
“Since there was a question about whether [parody] was to be protected under the 1st Amendment, this is a landmark case which establishes that principle.”