Miami Herald Publishing Company v. Tornillo
Significance, Appeal Goes To The U.s. Supreme Court, "free Press" Refers To Press Only
The Miami Herald Publishing Company, Division of Knight Newspapers, Inc.
Pat L. Tornillo, Jr.
That the Miami Herald did not have to print Tornillo's response to critical editorials published by the paper during his campaign for public office.
Chief Lawyer for Appellant
Daniel P. S. Paul
Chief Lawyer for Appellee
Jerome A. Barron
Justices for the Court
Harry A. Blackmun, William J. Brennan, Jr., Warren E. Burger (writing for the Court), William O. Douglas, Thurgood Marshall, Lewis F. Powell, Jr., William H. Rehnquist, Potter Stewart, Byron R. White
Date of Decision
25 June 1974
The Miami Herald did not have to print Tornillo's rebuttal.
- Associated Press v. United States, 326 U.S. 1 (1945).
- Gertz v. Robert Welch, 418 U.S. 323 (1974).
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