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Criminal Libel


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INGBER, STANLEY. "Defamation: A Conflict between Reason and Decency." Virginia Law Review 65, no. 5 (1979): 785–858.

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Note. "Constitutionality of the Law of Criminal Libel." Columbia Law Review 52 (1952): 521–534.

Note. "Group Vilification Reconsidered." Yale Law Journal 89, no. 2 (1979): 308–332.

POST, ROBERT C. "Racist Speech, Democracy, and the First Amendment." William and Mary Law Review 32 (1991): 267–327.

RIESMAN, DAVID. "Democracy and Defamation: Control of Group Libel." Columbia Law Review 42, no. 5 (1942): 727–780.

SCHOFIELD, HENRY. Essays on Constitutional Law and Equity and Other Subjects, vol. 2. Edited by the Faculty of Law. Northwestern University. Boston: Chipman Law, 1921.

SPENCER, J. R. "Criminal Libel: A Skeleton in the Cupboard." Criminal Law Review (1977): 383–394, 465–474.

STEPHEN, JAMES FITZJAMES. A History of the Criminal Law of England, vol. 2. London: Macmillan, 1883.

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Law Library - American Law and Legal InformationCrime and Criminal LawCriminal Libel - The History Of Criminal Libel, Development Of The Law In The United States, The Constitutional Protection Of Freedom Of Expression