New York Times Co. v. United States (1971)

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Case issue: Did the government’s efforts to prevent two newspapers from publishing classified information given to them by a government leaker violate the First Amendment protection of freedom of the press? 

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    How to use case studies in classroom

    Posted by Joe on Oct 21st 2018

    All of the court cases that you find from Street Law are excellent resources for the redesign in AP U.S. Government & Politics. Thank you !!

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    New York Times v U.S.

    Posted by Lawrence Harp on Oct 10th 2018

    Like all of the new AP US Government and Politics key case summaries, this piece seems to have what students will need to know. The opinion sections is particularly helpful, as is the clear, succinct arguments both sides made.

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    SCC New York Times v. U.S.

    Posted by JPS on Sep 17th 2018

    All of these court cases are well done. They are a great resource for the redesign. I am using all of these in my classes. Thank you !!