Criminal libel cases & resources

Tuesday, April 18, 2006

Criminal libel

Supreme Court
Gertz v. Robert Welch, Inc. (1974)
Curtis Publishing v. Butts/Associated Press v. Walker (1967)
Ashton v. Kentucky (1966)
New York Times Co. v. Sullivan (1964)
Beauharnais v. Illinois (1952)

I.M.L. v. Utah (2002)

Chafee, Zechariah Jr., Free Speech in the United States. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1941 (reprinted 1964, 1967, 2001).

Lisby, Gregory C., “No Place in the Law: The Ignominy of Criminal Libel in American Jurisprudence,” Communication Law & Policy, 2004

Criminal-libel statutes, state by state