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Defamation and public officials; the evolving law of libel [by] Clifton O. Lawhorne. Foreword by Howard Rusk Long.

Carbondale, Southern Illinois University Press [1971] .
ISBN 0809304546, 9780809304547

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Subjects Employees.
Libel and slander -- United States.
Libel and slander.
Press law -- United States.
Press law.
United States -- Officials and employees.
United States.
Series New horizons in journalism.
Description xvi, 356 pages 24 cm.
Copyright Date [1971]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-336).
Contents The Heritage -- 1. Colonial Heritage from England: Religious, Seditious Libel -- 2. Clash in the Law of Libel: Colonial Liberalism volume English Totalitarianism -- 3. Truth as a Defense: The Colonies Stand Alone -- The Formative Years -- 4. A New Nation: Criticism of Public Officials a Crime -- 5. Truthful Accounts: Defense to Criminal Libel -- 6. The Transition: Public Officials Turn to Civil Libel Suits -- The Growth of Privilege -- 7. Greater Privilege of Discussion: Belief in Truth -- Development and Divergency -- 8. Crystallization and Conflict: The Jurisprudence of Libel Emerges -- 9. The Evolving Law: Majority volume Minority View -- 10. Public Proceedings: Privilege to Publish Fair and Accurate Reports -- 11. Shift to Liberalism: Greater Tolerance of Discussion -- Order and Cohesion -- 12. A Nationwide Libel Standard: The United States Supreme Court Speaks -- 13. State Conformity: Unity Under a Developing Law -- The Law Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow -- 14. Public Officials and Libel: An Overview -- 15. The Future: Alternatives and Consequences.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)127906
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Lawhorne, Clifton O.
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