Antedatings in the Yale Book of Quotations -- 23: Actual Malice

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Tue Dec 26 22:26:51 UTC 2006

The OED does not include the phrase "actual malice," but this legal
standard for libel should be included.  See Yale Book of Quotations, page
102, for information on its origins.

Fred Shapiro

Fred R. Shapiro                             Editor
Associate Librarian for Collections and     YALE BOOK OF QUOTATIONS
   Access and Lecturer in Legal Research     Yale University Press
Yale Law School                             ISBN 0300107986
e-mail: fred.shapiro at     

The American Dialect Society -

More information about the Ads-l mailing list