Inc. v. Firestone Time
Time, Inc., publisher of Time magazine
Mary Alice Firestone
That the finding of libel was inappropriate because the respondent was a public figure.
Chief Lawyer for Petitioner
John H. Pickering
Chief Lawyer for Respondent
Edna L. Caruso
Justices for the Court
Harry A. Blackmun, Warren E. Burger, Lewis F. Powell, Jr., William H. Rehnquist (writing for the Court), Potter Stewart
William J. Brennan, Jr., Thurgood Marshall, Byron R. White (John Paul Stevens did not participate)
Date of Decision
2 March 1976
That Firestone was not a public figure for the purposes of this trial; case remanded to state court for determination of whether defendant was at fault.
- New York Times Co. v. Sullivan, 376 U.S. 254 (1964).
- Gertz v. Robert Welch, Inc., 418 U.S. 323 (1974).
- Cox Broadcasting Corp, v. Cohn, 420 U.S. 469 (1975).
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- Creighton Law Review, Vol. 10, No. 2, p. 351.
- DePaul Law Review, Summer, 1977, p. 863.
- Mercer Law Review,Vol. 38, p. 809.
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