Attorney Robert Barnes: NYT Will Fight Sarah Palin Suit, but ‘If She Got a Fair Jury, She Should Prevail’

Sarah Palin speaks during a panel discussion before a preview of the film "Climate Hustle" on Capitol Hill, on Thursday, April 14, 2016, in Washington. Palin says voters won’t stand for it if Republican power brokers try to take the presidential nomination away from Donald Trump or Ted Cruz at …
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DAN RIEHL
Washington, DC

Robert Barnes, attorney and contributor to LawNewz.com, spoke with Breitbart News Daily SiriusXM host Alex Marlow on Thursday regarding the defamation suit former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin filed against the New York Times.

Barnes said, “Legally, her case is very strong. She should be able to reach a jury, and if she got a fair jury, she should prevail. In terms of whether they settle or not, I think the New York Times will not want to settle because they don’t want to set any precedence to open the door” for additional suits.

Barnes said he expects the litigation will run its full course.

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