The trial of John Peter Zenger, of New-York, printer who was charged with having printed and published a libel against the government, and acquitted : with a narrative of his case. To which is now added, being never printed before, the trial of Mr. William Owen, bookseller, near Temple-Bar, who was also charged with the publication of a libel against the government .

Title

The trial of John Peter Zenger, of New-York, printer who was charged with having printed and published a libel against the government, and acquitted : with a narrative of his case. To which is now added, being never printed before, the trial of Mr. William Owen, bookseller, near Temple-Bar, who was also charged with the publication of a libel against the government .

Subject

Trials
Libel
Freedom of the Press
Zenger, John Peter, -- 1697-1746

Description

This is a landmark case for freedom of the press.

Creator

John Peter Zenger, W Owen, New York (State). Supreme Court.

Publisher

J. Almon

Date

1765

Format

Book

Language

English

Files

IMG_7187.JPG

Collection

Citation

John Peter Zenger, W Owen, New York (State). Supreme Court., “The trial of John Peter Zenger, of New-York, printer who was charged with having printed and published a libel against the government, and acquitted : with a narrative of his case. To which is now added, being never printed before, the trial of Mr. William Owen, bookseller, near Temple-Bar, who was also charged with the publication of a libel against the government .,” New York Law Institute Rare Books, accessed November 21, 2017, http://nyli.omeka.net/items/show/7.