Uncommon Law: The Past, Present, and Future of Libel in America


In February, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas called for a reexamination of New York Times v. Sullivan, the celebrated case that has provided robust First Amendment protection for false and defamatory speech about public officials for 55 years. He’s not alone. Many wealthy and influential people would welcome more opportunities to sue and silence critics. […]

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