TITLE

Effects of Gertz Decision In One Federal Circuit

AUTHOR(S)
Avery, Phyllis Ann; Stevens, John D.
PUB. DATE
December 1984
SOURCE
Journalism Quarterly;Winter84, Vol. 61 Issue 4, p897
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the impact of the libel decisions of the Gertz v. Robert Welch Inc. case on the decisions in the Sixth Circuit Court in the U.S. Increase in the number of libel suits within the jurisdiction covered by the circuit court; Victory of the media in most of the cases; Concern on the impact of the decision for judges to discourage from granting summary judgments to media libel defendants.
ACCESSION #
14857318

 

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