On August 5, 1735, twelve New York jurors, inspired by the eloquence of the best lawyer of the period, Andrew Hamilton, ignored the instructions of the Governor's hand-picked...
2 Answers · Arts & Humanities · 17/11/2007
Not guilty As what he printed in his newspaper was the truth,this was a valid defence against a libel charge. This established freedom of the press as allowed under the law.
3 Answers · Arts & Humanities · 16/11/2013
At the end of the trial on August 5, 1735, the twelve New York jurors returned a verdict of "not guilty" on the charge of publishing "seditious libels," even though judges who were hand-picked by the governor...
2 Answers · Arts & Humanities · 10/03/2010
You're picking best answer in 30 minutes because you're in an exam, cheating. No effing way, slimebag.
2 Answers · Arts & Humanities · 20/01/2013
A. Since Zenger was charged with libel but, he was acquitted.
2 Answers · Arts & Humanities · 26/10/2012
Yes and no. It was a very famous case at the time and brought the issue of freedom of the press before the public in a big way; on the other hand, because it was a jury verdict that acquitted Zenger, rather than an appeals-court opinion ruling on freedom of the press...
2 Answers · Arts & Humanities · 06/12/2011
that is not history
1 Answers · Arts & Humanities · 26/11/2013
Gave rise to the freedom of the press
1 Answers · Arts & Humanities · 13/12/2011
... heirarchy's stranglehold on religious interpretation. Peter the Great: Shaved the boyar's ... to a once backwards Russia. John Locke: The Social Contract...
2 Answers · Arts & Humanities · 04/02/2012
it was a cornerstone for the freedome of press in the united states (then still colonies)
1 Answers · Arts & Humanities · 06/12/2013
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