State Bar of Texas Podcast : State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting 2019: Ted Boutrous and Tom Leatherbury on Open Government Law and Fake News


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Half of Americans perceive made-up news as a big problem for our country; fewer are as worried about the effects of racism. Tom Leatherbury and Ted Boutrous sit down with host Rocky Dhir following their panel at the State Bar’s 2019 Annual Meeting to discuss the legal ramifications of “fake news”, the factors leading to the overuse of the phrase, and how more transparency both in government and journalism could help undercut this worrying trend.

Tom Leatherbury is co-leader of Vinson & Elkins’ Appellate Practice Group.

Ted Boutrous is a partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP.

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