Liberty Of The Press, * The right to print and publish the truth, from good motives, and for justifiable ends. 3 Johns. Cas. 394.

2. This right is secured by the constitution of the United States. Amendments, art. 1. The abuse of the right is punished criminally, by indictment; civilly, by action. Vide Judge Cooper's Treatise on the Law of Libel, aud the Liberty of the Press, passim; and article Libel.

* From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, 1856 Edition. Please see Bouvier's Legal Abbreviations & Abbreviated References for help with obscure nomenclature & references.

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