Fifty Years Later, Libel Case Leaves Lasting Impression

'Times v. Sullivan' lawyer lost high court decision, won place in history

, The Connecticut Law Tribune


The 50th anniversary of the U. S. Supreme Court's landmark 1964 libel law ruling in New York Times v. Sullivan has occasioned tributes to the author of the decision, Justice William J. Brennan Jr. But what about the lawyer who represented libel plaintiff L. B. Sullivan from 1960 through 1964?

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