American history of defamation / 1st Amendment and major rulings

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christine
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Here's a great article on the history of American law, describing how the government stifled the reporting of the press during the civil rights movement, suits against publishers and the press and at the bottom of the page are links to major cases.

http://www.firstamendmentcenter.org/Press/topic.aspx?topic=libel_defamation