New York Times V Sullivan

Author: Kermit Hall
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Two forefront legal historians examine a classic case from the turbulent civil rights era to trace how the New York Times won a key Supreme Court appeal against an Alabama defamation suit, a victory that established important precedents in ...

The Southern Historian

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Ferguson Race and Inequality in Jim Crow America Williamjames Hull Hoffer “
Hoffers treatment of the case's primary antagonists, its New Orleans setting, and
its reception into U.S. law is exemplary.”—Mark V. Tushnet, author of Why the
Constitution Matters 224 pages, Cloth $34.95, Paper $17.95 New York Times v.
Sullivan Civil Rights, Libel Law, and the Free Press Kermit L. Hall and Melvin I.
Urofsky “This is enlightening reading. The book. interweaves libel and First
Amendment ...

Obscenity Rules

Author: Whitney Strub
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An examination of the landmark 1957 Supreme Court case Roth v.

The Bill Of Rights The Courts The Law

Author: David Bearinger
Publisher: Virginia Foundation for the
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The Landmark Cases that Have Shaped American Society, with Essays and
Case Commentary David Bearinger ... New York Times v.Sullivan melvin urofsky
The First Amendment guarantee of a free press assumes that the fullest public
discussion is vital to a self-governing society. But libelous statements, like
obscenity, were long considered beyond the reach of the First ... In England, libel
originally consisted of any statement, true or not, that injured a person's
reputation; ...

Contemporary Authors

Author: Scot Peacock
Publisher: Gale Cengage
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Linda A. Malone (a professor of law), May 13, 1979; Education: Yale University,
B.A. (American studies; cum laude), 1975; Duke University, J.D. (first in class;
Order of the Coif), 1978. ... Free Speech in an Open Society, Knopf (New York,
NY), 1992. ... Freedom of Expression, Regulation of Mass Media, Freedom of
Religion. In 1986's Suing the Press, Smolla examines libel cases that took place
following the landmark 1964 U.S. Supreme Court ruling in New York Times v.

The Challenge Of Democracy

Author: Kenneth Janda
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California Miller v. California libel New York Times v. Sullivan public figures New
York Times v. United States bill of attainder ex post facto law obligation of
contracts Palko v. Connecticut Gideon v. Wainwright Miranda warnings
exclusionary rule ... Crime, Law and Politics. New York: Atheneum, 1983. Baker
uses Miranda as a vehicle for explaining the American legal system. She traces
the case from its origin to its landmark resolution. Barnett, Randy E., ed. The
Rights Retained by the ...

Freedom Of Expression And The Charter

Author: David Schneiderman
Publisher: [Scarborough, Ont.] : Thomson Professional Pub. Canada
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B. The American Constitutional Solution No case better illustrates this irony than
the landmark decision that began the alteration of American libel law, New York
Times Co. v. Sullivan,10 a case that demonstrated how the common law of libel,
with its potent capacity to squelch free expression, could be used as a weapon to
undermine human dignity, and divide a society. In the long term, the freedom of
speech of the American civil rights movement that was given protection in the
New ...

Encyclopedia Of Media And Politics

Author: Todd Michael Schaefer
Publisher: Cq Pr
ISBN: 9781568028354
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as the editor of the Charlotte Observer before becoming the publisher and
executive editor of the Detroit Free Press from 1978 to 1989. He became the
publisher and chief ... Make No Law.The Sullivan Case and the First Amendment
(1991) chronicles and analyzes the Warren Court's landmark decision in New
York Times v. Sullivan (1964), which expanded the freedom of the press and
substantially raised the standard for libel involving public officials. Lewis is the
editor of Written into ...

Make No Law

Author: Anthony Lewis
Publisher: Vintage
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The First Amendment puts it this way: "Congress shall make no law...abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press.

Quill Scroll

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In the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case New York Times v. Sullivan (1964), for
example, the court made it clear that to allow Sullivan to emerge victorious in a
libel case because of criticism directed at his actions as a city commissioner in
Montgomery, Alabama, "would . . . sanction a new form of ... Relevancy to Student
Publications Advisers This development in libel law is relevant to student
publications advisers not so much from a legal viewpoint, as from a philosophical