5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Public Official
- Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress
- Special Damages
- Hornby v. Hunter
- Four Privacy Torts
- a Precise monetary figure for a loss caused by the harm
- b 1. That the parody or satire amounted to a statement of fact, not opinion.
2.That it was a false statement of fact.
3.That the person who drew the cartoon or wrote the article knew it was false, or exhibited reckless disregard for the truth or falsity of the material. that is proof of actual malice is necessary.
- c information that is transfer form newspaper and tv over the internet the court will presume 3rd party is aware.
- d Must prove actual malice. Any person who is elected to public office qualifies as public official
- e 1. appropriation
3. publication of private facts
4. putting someone in false light
5 Multiple choice questions
- 1. by arguing that the statements are rhetorical hyperbole
2. by arguing that the statements are protected by the first amendment
3. by arguing that the statements are fair comment and criticism
- Must prove actual malice. A person who has done something to influence public opinion on a particular issue
- 1. Truth
2. Privileged Communication
4. Fair Comment
6. Right of Reply
- PIDFF, Publication, Identification, Defamation, Falsity, Fault
5 True/False questions
Actual Damages → Precise monetary figure for a loss caused by the harm
U.S. supreme court "federalizes" elements of defamation. What did the court do to federalize the tort? → 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
Business as Public Figures (Standards to Qualify) → Must prove actual malice. A person who has done something to influence public opinion on a particular issue
Libel Per Se → Carelessness, not using care
Actual Malice → Compensatory damages for actual injury