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The fourth estate and the Constitution : freedom of the press in America

Author: L A Scot Powe
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1964 the Supreme Court handed down a landmark decision in New York Times v Sullivan guaranteeing constitutional protection for caustic criticism of public officials, thus forging the modern law of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Powe, Lucas A.
Fourth estate and the Constitution.
Berkeley ; London : University of California Press, ©1991
(DLC) 90045465
(OCoLC)26894805
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: L A Scot Powe
ISBN: 9780520913165 0520913167 0520080386 9780520080386 0585299633 9780585299631
OCLC Number: 45731185
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 357 pages)
Responsibility: Lucas A. Powe, Jr.
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"With revealing insights into such historical events as the genesis of the Bill of Rights and the development of the idea that truth is an acceptable defense against libel (it was not always) . . . Read more...

 
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