Actual malice : civil rights and freedom of the press in New York Times v. Sullivan / Samantha Barbas.

"In its landmark 1964 decision in New York Times v. Sullivan, the Supreme Court held that a public official must prove 'actual malice' or reckless disregard of the truth in order to win a libel lawsuit. The case, which grew out of segregationists' attempts to quash reporting on t...

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Online Access: Full Text (via De Gruyter)
Main Author: Barbas, Samantha (Author)
Format: Electronic eBook
Language:English
Published: Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2023]
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Table of Contents:
  • All the news that's fit to print
  • Libel and the press
  • The paper curtain
  • Heed their rising voices
  • Montgomery v. the New York Times
  • Birmingham v. the New York Times
  • Doing business in Alabama
  • "This new weapon of intimidation"
  • A Civil rights crisis
  • The iron curtain
  • Make no law
  • Herbert Wechsler
  • Before the court
  • Arguments
  • Actual Malice
  • Free, robust, and wide open.