Nos. 41, 42.

231 U.S. 588 (1913)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided December 22, 1913.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. Frank J. Hogan and Mr. Henry E. Davis for plaintiff in error.

Mr. W.C. Sullivan and Mr. J.J. Darlington for defendant in error.

MR. JUSTICE LAMAR, after making the foregoing statement of facts, delivered the opinion of the court.

The plaintiff, who was United States District Attorney for the District of Columbia, sued the defendant in an action for libel and recovered a verdict for $10,000. The Court of Appeals (36 App. D.C. 493) held that the judgment should have been arrested, for the reason that the publication was not libelous per se and was not shown to be defamatory by any averment...

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