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6. The criteria in the Ollman test for libelous opinion

Question : 6. The criteria in the Ollman test for libelous opinion : 2132695

6. The criteria in the Ollman test for libelous opinion includes

A. the provability of the statement, the context of the remarks, and the ordinary meaning of the words.

B. the provability of the statement, the context of the remarks, and the status of the speaker.

C. the context of the remarks, the status of the speaker, and the nature of the audience.

D. all of the above.

7. The libel defense of neutral reportage

A. Emerged late in the 17th Century.

B. Has been rejected by most courts.

C. Was fashioned by Justice William Brennan in New York Times v. Sullivan.

D. Is sometimes called "rhetorical hyperbole."

8. Most criminal libel prosecutions

A. are brought against terrorist groups.

B. are brought for political reasons by police officers and public officials.

C. are caused by comments by talk radio hosts.

D. are brought by banks and insurance companies against the press.

9. Defenses against libel actions, in addition to qualified privilege and the opinion defenses, include

A. consent and innocent action.

B. right of reply and innocent action.

C. consent and right of reply.

D. innocent action and mitigating circumstances.

10. Courts can usually assess four kinds of damages in a libel suit. These include

A. special and nominal damages.

B. punitive and actual damages.

C. nominal and extraordinary damages.

D. presumed and additional damages.

 

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