US 713 Vs New York Times Case Study

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CITATION: New York Times Co. v. United States, 403 U.S. 713 (1971) PROCEDURAL HISTORY: The District Court rejected the government’s demand for an initial injunction, but a Circuit Court judge extended the restraining order to offer the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ample time to deliberate on the government’s case. Soon after, the Circuit Court returned the case in question to the trial court for resolve of whether any of the forthcoming publications posed danger to the security of the nation. The New York Times requested the Circuit Court’s verdict be sent straight to the Supreme Court. STATEMENT OF FACTS: Amongst increasing pressures over the Vietnam War, the New York Times and Washington Post received top-secret Defense Department
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