From Claiborne's preface to the work: "As originally written, the narrative was almost literally in his [Dale's] own words. In the present memoir I have preserved his language in many parts, and faithfully expressed his opinions." The first passage...
The topics listed (group libel, falsity of publication, malicious publication, and damages) are used to justify the libel suit that L. B. Sullivan, police commissioner of Montgomery, filed against The New York Times in response to the advertisement.
The pamphlet begins with the following policy statement: "The New York Times endeavors to exclude misleading, inaccurate and fraudulent advertisements and unfair competitive statements in advertising. The chief purpose of this policy of The Times...
Sullivan, police commissioner of Montgomery, Alabama, had filed the libel suit against The New York Times in response to an advertisement published in the paper, soliciting funds for the legal defense of Martin Luther King, Jr. The Montgomery...
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