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  • Hamilton v. Al Fayed - Mr Hamilton, the former Tory MP, sued Harrods boss Mr al-Fayed over allegations Mr Fayed made in a Channel 4 programme that Mr Hamilton had accepted cash from him to ask parliamentary questions on his behalf.
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  • John Peter Zenger Trial - Zenger, printer of the New York Weekly Journal, was brought to trial and charged with seditious libel against New York Colonial Governor William Cosby.
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  • Media Defamation.org - Complaint about the unauthorized use of pictures from a matchmaking website in a broadcast news expose on immigration scams.
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  • 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.
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  • 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'.
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