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On This Date in Legal History

A West Virginia newspaper, the Charleston Daily Mail, published the name of a 14-year-old who was apprehended and taken into custody for allegedly shooting a classmate at school. Reporters were able to determine the name of the student shooter simply by … Continue reading

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Did a Newspaper Article Sway an Election?

A candidate running for the democratic nomination of his congressional district sued a local newspaper claiming an article they ran included text that was defamatory which placed him in a false light.  The piece stated that he “consistently declined to … Continue reading

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