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Freedom of the Press

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  • Scalia criticizes historic Supreme Court ruling on freedom of the press

    Scalia criticizes historic Supreme Court ruling on freedom of the press
    WASHINGTON – This spring marks the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in New York Times vs. Sullivan, its most important pronouncement on the freedom of the press, but the ruling has not won the acceptance of Justice Antonin...
  • Kuwaiti newspapers suspended over 'plot' tape stories

    KUWAIT (Reuters) - A judge has suspended two Kuwaiti newspapers for two weeks after they published stories about a recording that discusses an alleged plot to overthrow the Gulf state's ruling system, their editors and the state news agency said on...
  • Lying is free speech too

    Does the 1st Amendment allow states to make it a criminal offense to disseminate false statements about a political candidate? Should citizens who fear that their free speech will be chilled by such a law be permitted to challenge it even if they aren't...
  • Bruins' Lucic fined for spearing incident

    BOSTON Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic said he has no plans to spear anyone else, which should come as a relief to the rest of the NHL. Lucic got away with the cheap shot of Friday's Game1 when he stuck his stick between the legs of Red Wings...
  • Crucial out no problem for Scherzer in Tigers' victory over Angels

    DETROIT Right-hander Max Scherzer and manager Brad Ausmus called it the biggest out of the Tigers' 5-2 win over the Angels on Saturday. It was Scherzer's strikeout of Erick Aybar to end the fourth with runners on second and third. That out came about in...
  • Drew Sharp: Pistons' Bad Boys comfortable with being more loathed than loved

    DETROIT My first Detroit Free Press beat was covering the Bad Boys during their first NBA championship season in 1989. How's that for an initiation? It didn't take long for a young reporter to grasp the personality of the team he would basically live...
  • Red Wings control the Bruins in Game 1

    BOSTON Pavel Datsyuk put the Detroit Red Wings up on a horse, and off they rode into the Boston night. The Wings got a huge opening boost in their first-round series against the Presidents' Trophy champion Bruins, leaving TD Garden on Friday night with a...
  • Former Pistons star Adrian Dantley still doesn't like Isiah Thomas, calls him a 'con man'

    Adrian Dantley didn't watch Thursday night's "Bad Boys" 30 for 30 documentary on ESPN. In fact, he didn't even want to be a part of it. "But the NBA kept begging me to be on there, so I did the interview," Dantley told Matt Dery on Detroit Sports 105....
  • Red Wings only need one goal to defeat Bruins

    BOSTON Pavel Datsyuk showed off a little of the magic that gives opponents nightmares and makes teammates smile. Datsyuk pulled the puck unto his stick, eyed Boston's net and fired between the legs of Milan Lucic to give the Detroit Red Wings a 1-0...
  • HIV, bear hysteria, and medical-device tax: Letters

    The truth about HIV Regarding the article "HIV-positive player ousted from Kissimmee rec basketball game" in Wednesday's Sentinel: In 1984, HIV was identified as the causative virus for AIDS; that same year the first blood test was developed to...
  • Playoffs good time for Red Wings' Johan Franzen to kick his scoring into gear

    Johan Franzen certainly has shown he can produce in the playoffs for the Red Wings, and they will need the Mule to kick in his share of offensive production if they are to knock off the top-seeded Bruins in a first-round series that begins tonight in...