Hustler Magazine v. Falwell/Concurrence White

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Hustler Magazine v. Falwell by Byron White
Concurring Opinion
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Justice White, concurring in the judgment.

As I see it, the decision in New York Times Co. v. Sullivan, 376 U.S. 254 (1964), has little to do with this case, for here the jury found that the ad contained no assertion of fact. But I agree with the Court that the judgment below, which penalized the publication of the parody, cannot be squared with the First Amendment.

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