The Gazette, Inc., v. James William Harris; The Gazette, Inc. v. Virginia Mae Harris; The Gazette, Inc., v. Barbara H. Sweeney; and, Charlottesville Newspapers, Inc., v. Debra C. Matthews; and, Port Packet Corporation v. E. Grey Lewis and Carolyn G. Lewis; and, James N. Fleming v. W. Bedford Moore, III

Case Name

The Gazette, Inc., v. James William Harris; The Gazette, Inc. v. Virginia Mae Harris; The Gazette, Inc., v. Barbara H. Sweeney; and, Charlottesville Newspapers, Inc., v. Debra C. Matthews; and, Port Packet Corporation v. E. Grey Lewis and Carolyn G. Lewis; and, James N. Fleming v. W. Bedford Moore, III

Authors

Files

Download Record 830526: Appendix (11.5 MB)

Download Record 830651: Joint Appendix, Volume I (15.0 MB)

Download Record 830651: Joint Appendix, Volume II (13.5 MB)

Download Record 830651: Joint Appendix, Volume III (13.2 MB)

Court

Supreme Court of Virginia

Appealed From

The Circuit Court of Goochland County, Virginia (Record No. 830758); The Circuit Court of the City of Charlottesville, Virginia (Record No. 830526); The Circuit Court of the City of Alexandria, Virginia (Record No. 830651); and, The Circuit Court of Albemarle County, Virginia (Record No. 831446)

Circuit Court Judge

Hon. F. Ward Harkrader, Jr., (Record Nos. 830758 and 831446), Hon. Herbert A. Pickford, III (Record No. 830526), Hon. Albert H. Grenadier (Record No. 830651), Judges

Term

2-1985

Virginia Reports Citation

229 Va. 1

Parallel Citation

325 S.E.2d 713

Disciplines

Civil Law | Civil Procedure | Common Law | Constitutional Law | Courts | Evidence | First Amendment | Legal Remedies | Torts

Keywords

Actual Damage or Compensatory Damages as to Relationship and Ratio; Appeal and Error as to Damages Approved by Trial Judge; Appeal and Error as to Directing Judgment in Lower Court; Appeal and Error as to Exemplary or Punitive Damages; Appeal and Error as to Jury Instructions; Appeal and Error as to Mistake, Passion, or Prejudice; Appeal and Error as to Necessity of Objection; Appeal and Error as to Punitive Damages and Proof of Actual Malice; Appeal and Error as to Shocking Conscience or Sense of Justice; Defamation; Emotional Distress and Constitutional Law as to Libel and Slander; Exemplary Damages; Jury Instructions as to Damages in Libel Action; Libel and Slander; Libel and Slander as to Construction of Language Imputing Unchastity or Immorality; Libel and Slander as to Criticism and Comment on Public Matters and Publication of News; Libel and Slander as to Damages Both "Nominal" and "Substantial;" Libel and Slander as to Existence and Effect of Malice; Libel and Slander as to Falsity; Libel and Slander as to Injury from Defamation; Libel and Slander as to Intent, Malice, or Good Faith; Libel and Slander as to Publication and Discussion of News; Libel and Slander as to Recklessness; Libel and Slander as to Tending to Injure in Business or Occupation; Libel and Slander as to Weight and Sufficiency of Evidence; Malice; Matters of Defense as to Libel and Slander; Nature and Elements of Defamation; Negligence; Person Defamed; Presumptions and Burden of Proof as to Libel and Slander; Questions for Jury; Weight and Sufficiency of Evidence

The Gazette, Inc., v. James William Harris; The Gazette, Inc. v. Virginia Mae Harris; The Gazette, Inc., v. Barbara H. Sweeney; and, Charlottesville Newspapers, Inc., v. Debra C. Matthews; and, Port Packet Corporation v. E. Grey Lewis and Carolyn G. Lewis; and, James N. Fleming v. W. Bedford Moore, III

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