Nomination of Robert H. Jackson to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court: Hearings Before a Subcommittee...on Nomination of R.H. Jackson...June 21-30, 1941

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Сторінка 56 - A libel as .applicable to individuals has been well defined to be a malicious publication expressed in printing or writing, or by signs or pictures, tending to blacken the memory of one dead or the reputation of one alive, and expose him to public hatred, contempt, or ridicule, 2 Kents
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Сторінка 27 - In a democracy, an important function of the law-enforcement branch of government is the aggressive protection of the fundamental rights inherent in a free people. In America these guaranties are contained in express provisions of the Constitution and in acts of Congress. It is the purpose of the Department of Justice to pursue a program of vigilant action in the prosecution of infringements of these rights.
Сторінка 27 - The order creating this31 described its functions as follows: ... to make a study of the provisions of the Constitution of the United States and Acts of Congress relating to civil rights with reference to present conditions, to make appropriate recommendations in respect thereto, and to direct, supervise, and conduct prosecutions of violations of the provisions of the Constitution or Acts of Congress guaranteeing civil rights.
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Сторінка 56 - E. Tydings, United States Senate, Washington, DC MY DEAR SENATOR TYDINGS: I have carefully considered your demand that this Department prosecute a criminal libel case against Messrs.
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