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New York times v. Sullivan

Bruce E. Fein

New York times v. Sullivan

an obstacle to enlightened public discourse and government responsiveness to the people

by Bruce E. Fein

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Published by American Legal Foundation in Washington, D.C. (1705 N St., N.W., Suite 300, Washington 20036) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Sullivan, L. B. -- Trials, litigation, etc.,
    • New York Times Company -- Trials, litigation, etc.,
    • Libel and slander -- United States.,
    • Press law -- United States.,
    • United States -- Officials and employees.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Bruce E. Fein ; preface by Michael P. McDonald ; introduction by Herbert Schmertz.
      ContributionsAmerican Legal Foundation.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF1266.Z9 F45 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 18 p. ;
      Number of Pages18
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2874035M
      LC Control Number84070716


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