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" ... any false, scandalous and malicious writing or writings against the government of the United States... "
TRIAL OF ANDREW JOHNSON - Page 412
1868
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John Marshall: Definer of a Nation

Jean Edward Smith - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 800 pages
...Act of July 14, 1 798, perhaps the most notorious of the acts, made it a crime to utter or publish "any false, scandalous, and malicious writing or writings...either House of the Congress of the United States, with intent to defame ... or to bring them . . . into contempt or disrepute. . . ."-" Marshall watched...
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Sentimental Bodies: Sex, Gender, and Citizenship in the Early Republic

Bruce Burgett - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 217 pages
...procure to be w ritten, printed, uttered or published, or shall knowingly and willingly assist or aid (n writing, printing, uttering or publishing any false,...writings against the government of the United States, or the President of the United States, with mtent to defame the said goverument, or either house of...
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The Life of the Law: The People and Cases that Have Shaped Our Society, from ...

Alfred H. Knight - Law - 1998 - 278 pages
...to "write, print, utter or publish . . . any false, scandalous and malicious writing . . . against the government of the United States, or either house of the Congress, or the President . . . with intent to defame ... or bring them . . . into contempt or disrepute; or...
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A Fatal Friendship: Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr

Arnold Rogow - History - 1999 - 368 pages
...extreme, sanctioned a fine of up to $2,000 and imprisonment up to two years for persons convicted of publishing "any false, scandalous and malicious writing...writings against the government of the United States . . . Congress . . . the President . . . with intent to defame the said government ... or to bring...
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The Press of the Young Republic, 1783-1833

Carol Sue Humphrey - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1996 - 182 pages
...shall write, print, utter, or publish . . . any false, scandalous and malicious writing . . .against the government of the United States, or either house of the Congress ... or the said President ... or to excite against them the hatred of the good people of the United...
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Secrecy and Liberty: National Security, Freedom of Expression and Access to ...

Sandra Coliver - Law - 1999 - 575 pages
...Jefferson, the Act prohibited the uttering or publishing of "any false and scandalous and malicious writings against the government of the United States or either house of Congress of the United States or the President of the United States with intent to defame ... or to...
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Reports of Committees: 16th Congress, 1st Session - 49th Congress ..., Volume 1

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1841
...shall cause or procure to be written, printed, uttered, or published, or shall knowingly and wilfully assist or aid in writing, printing, uttering, or publishing,...either House of the Congress of the United States, or of the President of the United States, with intent to defame the said Government, or either House...
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The Political Philosophy of James Madison

Garrett Ward Sheldon - History - 2003 - 160 pages
...any person shall write, print, utter, or publish, or shall cause or procure to be written, printed, uttered, or published, or shall knowingly and willingly...writings against the Government of the United States, or the President of the United States, with an intent to defame the said Government or either house...
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Freedom of Speech and Incitement Against Democracy

David Kretzmer, Francine Kerschman Hazan, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung - Political Science - 2000 - 285 pages
...punishable by a $5,000 fine and five years in prison, 'if any person shall write, print, utter or publish... any false, scandalous and malicious writing or writings...United States, or either house of the Congress... , or the President... , with intent to defame... or to bring them, or either of them, into contempt...
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Freedom of Expression in the Supreme Court: The Defining Cases

Terry Eastland - Law - 2000 - 397 pages
...a $5,000 fine and five years in prison, "if any person shall write, print, utter, or publish . . . any false, scandalous, and malicious writing or writings...the United States, or either house of the Congress. . ., or the President . . ., with intent to defame ... or to bring them, or either of them, into contempt...
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