J. H. Pressnell et al. v. W. L. Porter

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
J. H. Pressnell et al. v. W. L. Porter
Case Date: 
1931
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Trespass and Damages

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
58
Notes / Description: 

Plea of trespass to his damage of $20,000. Defendants published in the Knoxville Herald a defamatory article titled "The Common Liar" Again Suffering From An Attack of Niggardly Situperation by Bartow G. Wilson. Article included on pages 4-5. Additional plaintiffs: Bartow G. Wilson and Knoxville Herald newspaper.