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Asked on: 6/26/13, 11:16 am

1. A landmark case that helps clarify the lines of restraint the government can impose on the media to protect "national security" is popularly known as the "Pentagon Papers" case. What is the actual name of this case?

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Answered on: 7/28/13, 4:30 pm by Torrance Colvin

New York Times Co. v. United States, (per curiam) 403 U.S. 713, 91 S. Ct. 2140, 29 L. Ed. 2d 822 (1971), often referred to as the Pentagon Papers case.


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