14, Apr 2014 - Alexander, NY The Civil Rights Heroes the Court Ignored in New York Times v. Sullivan
Celebrations of this landmark case are incomplete without any mention of Ralph David Abernathy, S.S. Seay Sr., Fred L. Shuttlesworth, and J.E. Lowery.
05, Apr 2014 - N.Y. judge lets Chevron bring fraud claims against Patton Boggs
By Casey Sullivan NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York judge has allowed Chevron Corp to sue Patton Boggs over claims that the Washington law and lobbying firm engaged in fraud while trying to enforce a multibillion-dollar environmental judgment for a group of Ecuadorean villagers. U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan gave his ruling on Monday in Manhattan federal court, saying he had "difficulties" with ...
03, Apr 2014 - Landmark libel case relevant in digital age, Supreme Court decides
New York Times v. Sullivan still relevant in the digital age
03, Apr 2014 - Montgomery, NY Sunshine Week: United States is a growing menace to press freedom
Fifty years ago, on March 9, 1964, the Supreme Court handed down one of its most celebrated defenses of the free press in The New York Times v. Sullivan. In its unanimous decision, the court referred to growing threats against the news media and the need to limit liability to allow them to perform their unique constitutional function. The threats in 1964, however, now seem almost quaint in ...
03, Apr 2014 - Freedom of the Press Law Celebrates 50th Anniversary
New York Times v. Sullivan is a case etched on the minds of media lawyers and journalists, quite apart from civil rights lawyers, throughout the United States and the world.
03, Apr 2014 - Montgomery, NY Jonathan Turley column: Preserve freedom of the press
Fifty years ago this week, the Supreme Court handed down one of its most celebrated defenses of the free press in The New York Times v. Sullivan. In its unanimous decision, the court referred to growing threats against the news media and the need to limit liability to allow them to perform their unique constitutional function. The threats in 1964, however, now seem almost quaint in comparison ...
02, Mar 2012 - Obama corporate tax plan looks to close some loopholes, open others - Daily Hampshire Gazette
Every lawyer, every accountant, every doctor is going to claim to be a manufacturer," says Ken Bezozo, managing partner in the New York ... business in the United States suffer a competitive disadvantage. The minimum tax proposal, Sullivan ...
02, Mar 2012 - Supreme Court to hear corporate human rights case - Inside Fidelity
Attorneys for corporations argue that only individuals, such as company employees or managers involved in the abuse, can be sued, a position adopted by a U.S. appeals court in New York ... Kathleen Sullivan, a former dean of the Stanford Law School ...