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.
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