19. What was the significance of the 1964 landmark Supreme Court case, New York Times v Sullivan?
A. Balanced First Amendment right to free speech with libel laws
B. Defined three categories of legal persons for the purposes of libel
C. Extended First Amendment protection of political speech to corporations
D. Extended First Amendment protection of commercial speech to corporations
E. Protected children from television content that is “harmful to minors”
20. Which one of the following appropriately connects the plaintiff’s burden of proof with his or her legal status as a person?
A. Both public officials and private figures need to show negligence
B. Public officials need to show actual malice, whereas private figures need to show negligence
C. Both public officials and private figures need to show actual malice
D. Public officials need to show negligence, whereas private figures need to show actual malice
E. Both negligence and actual malice must be shown, regardless of the plaintiff’s legal status as a person
21. In countering a libel lawsuit, which one of the following legal defenses basically means that time has run out?
A. Summary judgment D. Privilege
B. Truth E. Opinion
C. Statute of limitations