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Justice Thomas assails landmark U.S. libel ruling that protects media

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Justice Thomas assails landmark U.S. libel ruling that protects media

Reuters - By Andrew Chung

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Conservative Justice Clarence Thomas on Tuesday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to reconsider its landmark 1964 ruling that made it harder for public figures to sue for defamation, a precedent that has served as powerful protection for the news media. Thomas took aim at the …

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