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The New York Times Company, Petitioner, v. L.B. Sullivan, Respondent. On Writ of Certiorari to the Supreme Court of Alabama. Motion of the Washington for Leave to File a Brief as Amicus Curiae and Brief . . . in Support of Petitioner
Publisher:
No Publisher Identified, No Place Identified, 1963.
Description:
The rare brief of the Washington Post seeking (as friend of the Court) the Court's review in the landmark freedom of the press case in which the Court unanimously ruled that a public official must show actual malice to recover for defamation
Condition:
Original green printed stapled wraps, somewhat worn and faded, but quite sound, 37 pages; no copy in OCLC
Book No.:
W-79059
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
Supreme Court, libel and slander, constitutional law, freedom of press
Author:
Title:
The New York Times Company, Petitioner, v. L.B. Sullivan, Respondent. On Writ of Certiorari to the Supreme Court of Alabama. Brief of Tribune Company as Amicus Curiae. In the Supreme Court of the United States, October Term, 1963. No. 39
Publisher:
No Publisher Identified, No Place Identified, 1963.
Description:
The rare brief of the Tribune Company seeking (as friend of the Court) the Court's review in the landmark freedom of the press case in which the Court unanimously ruled that a public official must show actual malice to recover for defamation
Condition:
Original printed stapled wraps, showing slight wear, else a very good copy, 16 pages; no copy in OCLC
Book No.:
W-79060
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
Supreme Court, libel and slander, constitutional law, freedom of press
 
Author:
Bentham, Jeremy
Title:
On the Liberty of the Press and Public Discussion and other Legal and Political Writings for Spain and Portugal. Edited by Catherine Pease-Watkin and Philip Schofield
Publisher:
Clarendon Press, Oxford, 2012.
Description:
Condition:
Original blue cloth, gilt, a very good copy; The Collected Works of Jeremy Bentham, Constitutional Law, Penology, and Criminal Law
Book No.:
W-78469
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
biography, freedom of press, SPAIN, PORTUGAL
 
Author:
Title:
El Nuevo Derecho de Prensa e Imprenta
Publisher:
Imprenta del Servicio de Publicaciones del M.I.T., Madrid, 1966.
Description:
Condition:
Printed, sewn wraps, a bit worn, but sound; 224 pages
Book No.:
W-58530
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
freedom of press, SPAIN
Author:
Title:
Brief of Plaintiff in Error, Robert Wood, Plaintiff in Error, vs. The State of Oklahoma Defendant in Error, The Criminal Court of Appeals of State of Oklahoma. No. A-10,046. George Croom, Oklahoma City, Okla. Attorney for Plaintiff in Error
Publisher:
King Law Brief Co., 20 S. Walker, Oklahoma City, 1941.
Description:
The rare appellate brief following the raid on Wood's Oklahoma City Communist bookshop, the seizure of thousands of the shop's books and Wood's trial and sentencing to a ten year prison term, his conviction ultimately reversed on this appeal
Condition:
Original printed sewn wraps, a bit chipped, but a good sound copy, 115 pages; no copy in OCLC
Book No.:
W-77197
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
Radicals, trials, freedom of speech, freedom of press
Author:
Holt, Francis Ludlow
Title:
The Law and Usage of Parliament, In Cases of Privilege and Contempt: Being an Attempt to Reduce Them within a Theory and System. Not in McCoy
Publisher:
Printed for W. Reed . . . and P. Phelan [etc.], London, 1810.
Description:
Original edition of Holt's first legal work, anticipating (and a special case of) his treatise on the law of libel, seeking to establish a theoretical system resolving the vexed and conflicting claims of Parliamentary privilege and contempt
Condition:
Modern marbled wraps, some browning, else a good usable copy
Book No.:
W-75226
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
freedom of speech, freedom of press, Parliament
 
Author:
Howard, A.E. Dick
Title:
Toward the Open Society in Central and Eastern Europe
Publisher:
University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City, 1995.
Description:
Reprinted from the Tanner Lectures on Human Values, Volume 16
Condition:
Printed wraps; 71 pages
Book No.:
W-30471
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
freedom of press, EUROPE
Author:
Title:
Whole of the Proceedings at the Assizes at Shrewsbury . . . in the Cause of the King on the Prosecution of William Jones, Attorney at Law, Against the Rev. William Davies Shipley, Dean of St. Asaph. For a Libel. McCoy S342
Publisher:
Printed by H. Goldney, No 15, Paternoster Row, London, 1784.
Description:
The trial at which Erskine uttered one of his greatest jury arguments, seeking to establish the bedrock principle empowering the jury (rather than the court) to determine seditious libel, ultimately to be embodied eight years later in Fox's Libel Act
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, a very good clean copy, without the 1/2 title if called for
Book No.:
W-77975
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, freedom of press
Author:
Plowden, Francis
Title:
The English Liberty of the Press, Exemplified in Some Practices of the Hucksters in the Journal Mart, During the Month of December, 1824
Publisher:
Printed for the Author, and Sold by Amyot, rue de la Paix, Paris, 1825.
Description:
The last work of Plowden, the Middle Temple barrister and Roman Catholic, deploring the alleged anti-Catholic bias of France's sole English language journal against the "proscribed, and persecuted victims of [England's] sanguinary code of laws"
Condition:
Original printed ?self-wraps, disbound, some mainly marginal staining, presentation copy ("From the Author"), a good copy, 26 pages; two copies in COPAC
Book No.:
W-76611
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
freedom of press
 
Author:
Cook, Virginia Grace
Title:
Shield Laws, A Report on Freedom of the Press, Protection of News Sources, and the Obligation to Testify
Publisher:
Council of State Governments, Lexington, 1973.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed stapled wraps, a very good copy; 33 pages
Book No.:
W-74770
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
freedom of press
Author:
Title:
A Letter Concerning Libels, Warrants, the Seizure of Papers, and Sureties for the Peace or Behavior [etc.]. The Fourth Edition, Enlarged and Improved
Publisher:
Printed for J. Almon, opposite Burlington House in Piccadilly, London, 1765.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-19873
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
libel and slander, freedom of press
 
Author:
Lawson, Linda
Title:
Truth in Publishing, Federal Regulation of the Press's Business Practices, 1880-1920
Publisher:
Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale, 1993.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-55442
Price:
$ 29.95
Category:
freedom of press
Author:
Title:
The Speeches at Full Length, of the Honourable Thomas Erskine, and Stewart Kyd, Esq. on the Trial of Thomas Williams, Indicted for Publishing Thomas Paine's "Age of Reason," Together with Lord Kenyon's Charge to the Jury [etc.]. Not in McCoy
Publisher:
No Publisher Stated, London, 1797?.
Description:
Erskine in an unaccustomed role, successfully prosecuting a bookseller who had sold Paine's work some six years after Erskine had defended Paine in writing 'The Rights of Man', a 'victory' so troubling him that he ultimately returned his retainer
Condition:
?Original self-wraps, disbound, repair to title (legibility preserved), a usable copy, 31 pages; uncommon, no copy in a law library in ESTC
Book No.:
W-79254
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
trials, freedom of press

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