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In New York Times v. Sullivan, the 1964 case that gave the press formidable protection against defamation lawsuits brought by aggrieved public officials, the Supreme Court said its decision rested upon “a profound national commitment to the principle that debate on public issues be robust, uninhibited and wide-open.”

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Super important historical moment