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Word choice results in faulty indictment in arson case

...the 18th Century where the grand jury served as a check on power - the Crown charged New York newspaper publisher John Peter Zenger with libel for criticizing the colonial governor of New York, and three successive grand juries refused to indict him...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-07-21/word-choice-results-faulty-indictment-a
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Opinions should withstand scrutiny

The first uniquely American jurisprudence was Peter Zenger's acquittal. The foundation of our history and culture is the right to believe, express, and publish as we please. Back that...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101701/let_letter6.shtml
Opinion
This Day in History

...Including a 7,500 -foot runway, the costs topped $12 million. In the nation In 1735, a jury acquitted John Peter Zenger of the New York Weekly Journal of seditious libel. In 1790, the Coast Guard had its beginnings as the Revenue Cutter...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080405/sta_20050804020.shtml
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This Day in History

...Including a 7,500-foot runway, the costs topped $12 million. In the nation In 1735, a jury acquitted John Peter Zenger of the New York Weekly Journal of seditious libel. In 1790, the Coast Guard had its beginnings as the Revenue Cutter...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080403/loc_history.shtml
News
This Day in History

...Including a 7,500-foot runway, the costs topped $12 million. In the nation In 1735, a jury acquitted John Peter Zenger of the New York Weekly Journal of seditious libel. In 1830, plans for the city of Chicago were laid out. In 1892...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080406/sta_20060804021.shtml
News
My Turn: Restarting the case for open meetings

...both.' " "Getting government officials to recognize the public's right to know has been a long process." "Peter Zenger was prosecuted in 1735 for criticizing the governor of New York. The jury decided to free Zenger, in spite of the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020102/opE_myturn.shtml
Opinion
You have a right to know and be heard

...perhaps, both." Getting government officials to recognize the public's right to know has been a long process. Peter Zenger was prosecuted in 1735 for criticizing the governor of New York. The jury decided to free Zenger, in spite of the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120500/Ope_Turn1.html
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