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Author Hoffer, Peter Charles, 1944-

Title The free press crisis of 1800 : Thomas Cooper's trial for seditious libel / Peter Charles Hoffer

Publ Info Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, [2011]
 RIC  KF223.C653 H64 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  KF223.C653 H64 2011    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  KF223.C653 H64 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xiii, 149 pages ; 22 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Landmark law cases & American society
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 139-144) and index
Contents From the Zenger case to the First Amendment -- The Federalists pass a sedition act -- Thomas Jefferson and James Madison lead a protest -- Thomas Cooper's turn comes -- Freedom of the press on trial -- The unforeseen (and unintended) consequences of the Sedition Act crisis
LC subject Cooper, Thomas, 1759-1839 -- Trials, litigation, etc
Trials (Seditious libel) -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Freedom of the press -- United States -- History
ISBN 9780700617647 (cloth : alk. paper)
0700617647 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780700617654 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0700617655 (pbk. : alk. paper)