5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- To win a suit for false light, the plaintiff must show that
- Presumed Damages
- Libel Per Se
- U.S. supreme court "federalizes" elements of defamation. What did the court do to federalize the tort?
- a Failure to exercise reasonable care
- b 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
- c Because of Circumstance
- d General Damages
- e The material contains incorrect details
5 Multiple choice questions
- A civil Wrong for which a court can offer a remedy . usually (money)
- Whether or not the news was of public concern and if the news came from a reliable source
- 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.
5 True/False questions
Scienter → A civil Wrong for which a court can offer a remedy . usually (money)
Ollman test → Determines whether a statement of opinion is true or false
Overbreadth Doctrine → The use of a person's name or likeness in an advertisement for a magazine or a newspaper or v program is usually not regarded as an appropriation
True or False? All Elected persons in government are regarded as public officials → True
True or False? A person who was considered a public figure in connection with a public controversy remains a public figure with regard to stories published or broadcast about that controversy in the future, despite the passage of time. → False