Make No Law: The Sullivan Case and the First Amendment

Make No Law: The Sullivan Case and the First Amendment Author Anthony Lewis
ISBN-10 0679739394
ISBN-13 9780679739395
Year 1992-09-01
Pages 368
Language English
Publisher Vintage
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The First Amendment puts it this way Congress shall make no law abridging the freedom of speech or of the press Yet in 1960 a city official in Montgomery Alabama sued The New York Times for libel and was awarded 500 000 by a local jury because the paper had published an ad critical of Montgomery s brutal response to civil rights protests The centuries of legal precedent behind the Sullivan case and the U S Supreme Court s historic reversal of the original verdict are expertly chronicled in this gripping and wonderfully readable book by the Pulitzer Prize winning legal journalist Anthony Lewis It is our best account yet of a case that redefined what newspapers and ordinary citizens can print or say

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