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Rosenbloom v. Metromedia


The rights of a free press versus the right of a private individual is bound to strain constitutional limits. While the Court in this case was willing to defer to a free press those dissenting seem to recognized the potential slippery slope involved. In fact, three years later in Gertz v. Robert Welch, Inc. (1974) the Court abandoned Rosenbloom and held that an individual should be able to recover for libel damages without using the New York Times v. Sullivan standard.

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Law Library - American Law and Legal InformationNotable Trials and Court Cases - 1963 to 1972Rosenbloom v. Metromedia - Significance, Impact