Most of the descriptions in the ad were accurate, but some of the statements were false. The police commissioner, L.
Sullivan, took offense to the ad and sued the New York Times in an Alabama court. Sullivan argued that the ad had damaged his reputation, and he had been libeled. The Alabama court ruled in favor of Sullivan, finding that the newspaper ad falsely represented the police department and Sullivan. The United States Supreme Court unanimously ruled in favor of the newspaper. The Court said the right to publish all statements is protected under the First Amendment.
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Justice Kavanaugh has denied the incident occurred. Some readers have argued that the latest accusation against Mr.
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Can you say anything more about how such an inappropriate tweet went out, and what, if anything, is being done to prevent that from happening again? In this case, the process was not followed properly, resulting in a tweet that fell well below our standards.
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