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E. W. Scripps Co. Vs. Thomas H. Maloney and Sons, Inc. - Court Judgment

LegalCrystal Citation
CourtUS Supreme Court
Decided On
Case Number423 U.S. 883
AppellantE. W. Scripps Co.
RespondentThomas H. Maloney and Sons, Inc.
Excerpt:
..... no. 74-1647. supreme court of the united states october 6, 1975 on petition for writ of certiorari to the court of appeals of ohio, cuyahoga county. the petition for a writ of certiorari is denied. mr. justice douglas, being of the view, stated in his previous opinions1 and those of mr. justice black,2 that any state or federal libel law imposing liability for discussion of public affairs abridges freedom of speech and of the press contrary to the first and fourteenth amendments, would grant certiorari and summarily reverse. footnotes footnote 1 gertz v. robert welch, inc., 418 u.s. 323 , 355-360 (1974); time, inc. v. hill, 385 u.s. 374 , 401-402 (1967); rosenblatt v. baer, 383 u.s. 75 , 88-91, 86 s. ct. 669 (1966). footnote.....
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E. W. SCRIPPS CO. v. THOMAS H. MALONEY & SONS, INC. - 423 U.S. 883 (1975)
U.S. Supreme Court E. W. SCRIPPS CO. v. THOMAS H. MALONEY & SONS, INC. , 423 U.S. 883 (1975)

423 U.S. 883

The E. W. SCRIPPS COMPANY and John Doe
v.
THOMAS H. MALONEY & SONS, INC.
No. 74-1647.

Supreme Court of the United States

October 6, 1975

On petition for writ of certiorari to the Court of Appeals of Ohio, Cuyahoga County.

The petition for a writ of certiorari is denied.

Mr. Justice DOUGLAS, being of the view, stated in his previous opinions1 and those of Mr. Justice Black,2 that any state or federal libel law imposing liability for discussion of public affairs abridges freedom of speech and of the press contrary to the First and Fourteenth Amendments, would grant certiorari and summarily reverse. Footnotes

Footnote 1 Gertz v. Robert Welch, Inc., 418 U.S. 323 , 355-360 (1974); Time, Inc. v. Hill, 385 U.S. 374 , 401-402 (1967); Rosenblatt v. Baer, 383 U.S. 75 , 88-91, 86 S. Ct. 669 (1966).

Footnote 2 Time, Inc. v. Hill, 385 U.S. 374 , 398-401d 456 (1967); Rosenblatt v. Baer, 383 U.S. 75 , 94-95, 15 L. Ed.2d 597 (1966); New York Times Co. v. Sullivan, 376 U.S. 254 , 293-297 (1964).[ E. W. Scripps Co. v. Thomas H. Maloney & Sons, Inc. 423 U.S. 883 (1975) ]




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