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Palin’s Libel Case Could End Up Before The Supreme Court In Test Of Decades-Old Press Freedom Rule
Legal scholars note that recent opinions by Justices Thomas and Gorsuch favor overturning the Sullivan standard – a move that would take away a key protection for the press against libel suits by vindictive public officials.
Where Things Stand: No Surprises Here Prime Badge
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White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany was practically jumping at the opportunity to back Rep. Kevin Brady’s (R-TX) attempt to force an investigation into one of the most basic pillars of journalistic protections.

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Where Things Stand: Why Is Trump Tweeting About Mini-Strokes? Prime Badge
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My roommate just asked me this question. There’s not a solid answer, but it’s related to news out of New York Times reporter Michael Schmidt’s forthcoming book, which was obtained by CNN.

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