History and Present Condition of the Newspaper and Periodical Press of the United States: With a Catalogue of the Publications of the Census Year
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1884 - 446 páginas
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Página 22 - In prosecutions for the publication of papers, investigating the official conduct of officers, or men in a public capacity, or where the matter published is proper for public information, the truth thereof may be given in evidence ; and, in all indictments for libels, the jury shall have a right to determine the law and the facts, under the direction of the court, as in other cases.
Página 23 - In all criminal prosecutions for libels, the truth may be given in evidence to the jury ; and if it shall appear to the jury that the matter charged as libelous is true, and was published with good motives and for justifiable ends, the party shall be acquitted ; and the jury shall have the right to determine the law and the fact.
Página 23 - That the freedom of the press is one of the great bulwarks of liberty, and can never be restrained but by despotic governments.
Página 23 - Every person may freely speak, write and publish on all subjects, being responsible for the abuse of that liberty; and in all trials for libel, both civil and criminal, the truth when published with good motives and for justifiable ends, shall be a sufficient defense.
Página 8 - Philadelphia the printers were indeed stationers; they sold only paper, etc.. almanacs, ballads, and a few common schoolbooks. Those who loved reading were obliged to send for their books from England. The members of the Junto had each a few.
Página 22 - No conviction shall be had in any prosecution for the publication of papers relating to the official conduct of officers or men in public capacity, or to any other matter proper for public investigation or information, where the fact that such publication was not maliciously or negligently made shall be established to the satisfaction of the jury...
Página 22 - The LIBERTY OF THE PRESS is essential to the security of freedom in a state ; it ought, therefore, to be inviolably preserved.
Página 158 - It must regularly be issued at stated intervals, as frequently as four times a year, and bear a date of issue, and be numbered consecutively.
Página 22 - The liberty of the press is essential to the security of freedom in a State : it ought not, therefore to be restrained in this Republic.
Página 4 - I thank God, there are no free schools nor printing, and I hope we shall not have these hundred years; for learning has brought disobedience, and heresy, and sects into the world, and printing has divulged them, and libels against the best government. God keep us from both!