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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Milkovich Test
  2. True or False? All Elected persons in government are regarded as public officials
  3. Tort
  4. Five Elements of Libel action
  5. Overbreadth Doctrine
  1. a Determines whether a statement of opinion is true or false
  2. b PIDFF, Publication, Identification, Defamation, Falsity, Fault
  3. c True
  4. d If it bars more speech than necessary
  5. e A civil Wrong for which a court can offer a remedy . usually (money)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Libelous on it's face
  2. In NY Times v. Sullivan they federalized public/private entities and public figures of whom need to show actual malice. The court took libel law under control
  3. Yes
  4. Immunity for online publishers under the (CDA) No provider of an interactive computer service shall be treated as publisher ( Internet providers are treated differently from publishers of print, t.v., and radio)
  5. A compelling interest in regulating the speech but regulation must be narrowly tailored so no more speech than necessary is limited

5 True/False questions

  1. Presumed DamagesGeneral Damages


  2. Punitive DamagesPrecise monetary figure for a loss caused by the harm


  3. Actual MaliceCompensatory damages for actual injury


  4. Private Figuresmust prove negligence. Those who are not classified as public figures


  5. Public OfficialMust prove actual malice. A person who has done something to influence public opinion on a particular issue