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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University Press of Kansas Phone 785-864–4155 - Fax 785-864-4586 - www. Alabama Heritage Alabama ... STATES go so Landmark
Law Cases and American Society Peter Charles Hoffer and N.E.H. Hull. series
editors Plessy v. ... 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

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 ... Sullivan melvin urofsky The First
Amendment guarantee of a free press assumes that the fullest public discussion
is vital to a ... In March 1960, in a full-page advertisement in the NewYorkTimes
entitled "Heed Their Rising Voices," a civil rights committee ... But under Alabama
law Sullivan only had to prove that he had suffered injury to his reputation or that
the libel had ...

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 ... In the long term,
the freedom of speech of the American civil rights movement that was given
protection in the New York Times case has done more to heal American society
than to ...

The Challenge Of Democracy

Author: Kenneth Janda
ISBN: 9780395472873
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government in America Kenneth Janda, Jeffrey M. Berry, Jerry Goldman. KEY
TERMS AND CASES civil liberties civil rights establishment clause free-exercise
clause Lemon v. ... Verner speech clause press clause prior restraint free-
expression clauses clear and present danger test Gitlow v. New York ... Sullivan
public figures New York Times v. United States bill of attainder ex post facto law
obligation of contracts Palko v. ... She traces the case from its origin to its
landmark resolution.

Contemporary Authors

Author: Scot Peacock
Publisher: Gale Cengage
ISBN: 9780787646141
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Linda A. Malone (a professor of law), May 13, 1979; Education: Yale University,
B.A. (American studies; cum laude), ... Constitutional Law; William O. Douglas
Prize, 1993, for Free Speech in an Open Society; American Bar Association ...
Federal Civil Rights Acts, 3rd edition, Clark Boardman Callaghan (Deerfield, IL),
1994. ... 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.

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 ... the American Society of Newspaper
Editors for 1991-1992 and the president of the Inter American Press Association
for 1995- 1996 ... Lewis was selected as a Nieman fellow and studied at Harvard
Law School during 1956-1957. ... The Sullivan Case and the First Amendment (
1991) chronicles and analyzes the Warren Court's landmark decision in New
York Times v.

Free Speech On Trial

Author: Richard A. Parker
Publisher: University of Alabama Press
ISBN: 081735025X
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Essays by twenty legal communication scholars consider the eligibility of free speech and the issues associated with its protection, in a collection that considers such topics as unregulated speech and the free market, the concept of ...

The Complete Reporter

Author: Julian Harriss
Publisher: MacMillan Publishing Company
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Intent to Libel The U.S. Supreme Court, under the late Chief Justice Earl Warren,
changed the direction of libel law to favor the ... In its landmark decision in 1964
New York Times v. Sullivan — the Court ruled that the constitutional
guarantees of a free press prohibit a public official from recovering ... Generally,
the press gave the Times rule a broad interpretation. ... of civil rights and other
causes and the author of several books, charged that he was libeled by the John
Birch Society ...

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 ... Alabama, "would . . . sanction a new form of
government censorship of the press via civil libel suits" (Overbeck, 2001, p. ... (
because errors/ mistakes are) inevitable in free debate. ... from filing such suits —
libel suits that plaintiffs know they have little or no chance of winning in a court of