SPM 339 MP
Cornealius C. Simmons
February 28, 2020
Assignment: Chapter 13: Written Assignment
Instructor: Dr. Karla Jones
The case that I chose to discuss in establishing freedom of speech is still waiting to go to court but this case will open the door for student-athletes across the country to receive compensation for thire likeness and words. Former University backup kicker, recived payments from his YouTube channel. ( Zach Greenberg) February 7, 2018 (the fire .org)
Donald De La Haye filed a complaint in federal court after his scholarship was rescinded in violation of his first amendment rights. Zack is suing stating that his right to freedom of speech had been violated by the university. I think is relevant going forward because student-athletes are going to constantly seek payment for things they say and do moving forward.
Libel is a published false statement that ruins a person’s reputation. Slander is speaking false statement that damage a person’s reputation. One case that stands out is Mark Storm who in 2015 received $50,000 in a defamation lawsuit it was stated he had a drinking problem, ( Bob Cook) Lifestyle ( May 28.2018 )