T. B. Passmore v. Memphis Commercial Appeal

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
T. B. Passmore v. Memphis Commercial Appeal
Case Date: 
1930
Court Origin: 
Court of Civil Appeals
Cause/Crime: 
Damages

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County:

Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
162
Notes / Description: 

Passmore sought $50,000 in actual and punitive damages for the Commercial Appeal's "malicious, wanton and libelous action" on July 16, 1927; story written about Passmore and previous case was false and not factual Ex A: clipping from the Commercial Appeal