First Amendment “breathing space”

July 29, 2013

  • 237 Libel and Slander
  • 237II Privileged Communications, and Malice Therein
  • 237k49 k. Publication and Discussion of News.

237 Libel and SlanderFor there to be a free and vigorous press it must have breathing space between the First Amendment, on the one hand, and libel action, on the other hand.
Carey v. Hume, 390 F.Supp. 1026 (D.D.C. 1975)