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Author Levine, Lee, author

Title The progeny : Justice William J. Brennan's fight to preserve the legacy of New York Times v. Sullivan / Lee Levine and Stephen Wermiel
Published Chicago, Illinois : American Bar Association, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 473 pages) : illustrations
Contents Sullivan -- Reinforcing the "central meaning" -- Of "public figures" and "actual malice" -- Losing control -- Unpacking Gertz -- Substance or procedure? -- The landmark that wasn't -- The last of the Burger court -- The end of the road -- Epilogue
Summary This compelling work of historical non-fiction focuses on the progeny of the famous New York Times v. Sullivan Supreme Court Decision. It examines how Justice Brennan nurtured and developed the constitutional law of defamation and related claims. It provides the authoritative historical account of how an important body of constitutional law came to be. The Progeny offers fresh insights with respect to both what the law means and the process by which it was formulated
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Brennan, William J., 1906-1997.
Sullivan, L. B. -- Trials, litigation, etc.
United States. Supreme Court -- Biography.
New York Times Company -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Freedom of the press -- United States.
Judges -- United States -- Biography.
Libel and slander -- United States.
Press law -- United States.
Genre/Form Biography.
Trials, litigation, etc.
Trial and arbitral proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Wermiel, Stephen, author
ISBN 1627224505 (electronic bk.)
9781627224505 (electronic bk.)