1. Private individual plaintiffs suing for intentional infliction of emotional distress do not have to prove actual malice on the defendant’s part.
2. Sam falsely published that Joan robbed a bank. In some states, Joan may sue for infliction of emotional distress as well as for defamation.
3. In libel law, there is a list of specific words that, when used, defamation is automatically presumed.
4. At the root of New York Times Co. v. Sullivan was a kind of advertisement.
5. An individual member of a group can file a successful libel claim, when the group, but not the individual, is identified.
6. A plaintiff won a lawsuit by proving a television station had a duty to use due care. The plaintiff was suing the station for ______.
7. If a plaintiff suing for intentional infliction of emotional distress proves the defendant acted in a reckless way that could cause emotional distress, the plaintiff ______.
8. Kim knows Beth is suffering from clinical depression. On her morning radio program, Kim says, “When you see Beth, tickle her. She just refuses to laugh.” Beth sues Kim for intentional infliction of emotional distress. A court likely will find ______.
9. In a letter to the editor in the local newspaper, Cindy complained that Monty, who owns a hardware store in town, wears ugly clothes. Monty felt insulted and sued Cindy for intentional infliction of emotional distress. Monty will ______.
10. A plaintiff trying to prove whether she or he was frightened or extremely anxious because of the defendant’s actions is suing for ______.
11. The term _______ means that context is required before a determination can be made about whether material is libelous.
12. Which libel law concept suggests that a statement is not false even when it is slightly inaccurate?
13. The Curtis Publishing Co. v. Butts and Associated Press v. Walker are noted for ______.
14. Which major concept in libel law stems from New York Times v. Sullivan?
15. The New York Times Co. v. Sullivan is considered as a landmark libel law ruling because ______.
16. Sedition Act passed in _______ .
17. Reckless used to describe actions taken with no consideration of the legal harms that might result.
18. A plaintiff who is in the public spotlight, usually voluntarily, must prove the defendant acted with actual malice in order to win damages,this statement is related to ______ .
19. Which of the correct statements about Private figures ?
20. Negligent infliction of emotional distress is the careless breach of a duty that causes the plaintiff severe emotional harm.
21. One who voluntarily becomes a key figure in a particular controversy is known as _______.
22. A statement whose injurious nature is apparent and requires no further proof is known as ______ .
23. Libel per quod Libel that is actionable only when the ________ additional facts to show defamation.
24. A person who is involuntarily drawn into a given issue. This category of plaintiffs is known as _____ .
25. Intentional infliction of emotional distress is _______ conduct causing plaintiffs severe emotional harm.
26. Emotional distress Serious mental anguish.
27. Which of the correct statements about Damages ?
28. The Communications Decency Act was successfully challenged in Reno v. American Civil Liberties Union (1997).
29. The requirement for a party to a case to demonstrate one or more claims by the presentation of evidence is known as _______ .
30. In bootstrapping law, the forbidden practice of a defendant claiming that the plaintiff is a _______ solely on the basis of the statement is the reason for the lawsuit.
31. In All-purpose public figure a person who occupies a position of such persuasive power and influence as to be deemed a public figure for all purposes.
32. A statement made knowing it is false or with reckless disregard for its truth is known as _____ .
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