Information focusing on specific defamation cases.
David John Cadwell Irving v. Penguin Books Ltd. & Deborah E. Lipstadt
British historian David Irving brought a case against Jewish activist Deborah Lipstadt and her British publisher, Penguin, claiming that her work, 'Denying the Holocaust', libeled him.
New York Times Co. v. Sullivan
Respondent, an elected official in Montgomery, Alabama, brought suit in a state court alleging that he had been libeled by an advertisement in corporate petitioner's newspaper, the text of which appeared over the names of the four individual petitioners.
Reynolds v. Times Newspapers Limited and Others
Mr. Reynolds, former Taoiseach of Ireland, sued Times Newspapers Ltd. for the contents of an article they published about him sub-headed 'Why a fib too far proved fatal for the political career of Ireland's peacemaker and Mr. Fixit'.
Last update:January 23, 2015 at 7:05:03 UTC