What was New York Times vs. United States?

Please don't give me a wikipedia answer or wikipedia-esque kind of answer. Just a simple summary will do. Thanks!

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  • Rick
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    1 decade ago
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    This seems to be the 'standard' for aiding our enemies.

    New York Times vs United States

    1971

    "Pentagon Papers" case

    The New York Times and Washington Post published portions of a confidential report on American involvement in Vietnam. The government sought an order to prevent further publication, but the government failed to prove the case for prior restraint.

  • 4 years ago

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