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Seditious Libel

in The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States

Second edition

Published in print January 2005 | ISBN: 9780195176612
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780199916467
Seditious Libel

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Slowly taking shape in seventeenth‐century England, the crime of seditious libel encompassed any political criticism that threatened to diminish

Reference Entry.  740 words. 

Subjects: Courts and Procedure

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