50 Years Since Landmark Libel Case

In 1964, the US Supreme Court set the “actual malice” standard on defamation of public figures, public officials and celebrities, as distinct from defamation of private persons. Fifty years later, several media organizations have examined the current state of US defamation law.

The Landmark Libel Case, Times v. Sullivan, Still Resonates 50 Years Later http://onforb.es/1hIRcaT  via @forbes

The Uninhibited Press, 50 Years Later http://nyti.ms/1nqI9wU 

Celebrating Sullivan: The Central Meaning of the First Amendment http://huff.to/1gbRoPD  via @HuffPostPol

At 50, landmark libel case relevant in digital age http://www.wtop.com/?nid=893&sid=3577438 …


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