De drukpers als middel tot misdrijf

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Page 11 - The liberty of the press is indeed essential to the nature of a free state ; but this consists in laying no previous restraints upon publications, and not in freedom from censure for criminal matter, when published. Every freeman has an undoubted right to lay what sentiments he pleases before the public ; to forbid this is to destroy the freedom of the press ; but if he publishes what is improper, mischievous, or illegal, he must take the consequence of his own temerity.
Page 171 - A prosecution for libel can not be maintained against a reporter, editor, publisher, or proprietor of a newspaper, for the publication therein, of a fair and true...
Page xv - Publication without actual Malice, and without gross Negligence, and that before the Commencement of the Action, or at the earliest Opportunity afterwards, he inserted in such Newspaper or other periodical Publication a full Apology for the said Libel, or, if the Newspaper or periodical Publication in which the said Libel appeared should be ordinarily published at Intervals exceeding One Week, had offered to publish the said Apology in any Newspaper or periodical Publication to be selected by the...
Page xv - Defendant shall upon filing such Plea be at liberty to pay into Court a Sum of Money by way of Amends for the Injury sustained by the Publication of such Libel...
Page 12 - Give me but the liberty of the Press, and I will give to the minister a venal House of Peers — I will give him a corrupt and servile House of Commons — I will give him the full...
Page xvi - Defamation , and furthcr to allege that it was for the Public Benefit that the said Matters charged should be published , and the particular Fact or Facts by reason whereof it was for the Public Benefit that the said Matters charged should be published...
Page xv - ... offer to prevent the printing or publishing, of any matter or thing touching any other person, with intent to extort any money or security for money, or any valuable thing from such or any other person, or with intent to induce any person to...
Page xv - Court shall be of the same effect, and be available in the same manner and to the same extent, and be subject to the same rules and regulations as to payment of costs and the form of pleading, except so far as regards the pleading of the additional facts...
Page xii - ... for sale, and published periodically or in parts or numbers at intervals not exceeding twenty-six days between the publication of any two such...
Page xvii - ... evidence shall have been given which shall establish a presumptive case of publication against the defendant by the act of any other person by his authority, it shall be competent to such defendant to prove that such publication was made without his authority, consent, or knowledge, and that the said publication did not arise from want of due care or caution on his part.

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