Live Talk: From the Johnny Depp Drama – What are the Elements of Defamation and How to Determine Damages

The Hollywood superstar Johnny Depp’s defamation lawsuit against ex-wife Amber Heard has come to a close.  After jury deliberations, the Circuit Court in Fairfax County, Virginia, as the trial court, finally awarded Depp $15 million in damages and his ex-wife only $2 million.

On June 2, 2022, Vivien Wang presented at the “Par of the American-Chinese Lawyers” on the American defamation laws.  She analyzed the historical background of the development of defamation-related laws in the United States, the constituent elements of defamation, and the scope of damages with great details.

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