Most libel plaintiffs must bear the burden of proving any allegedly defamatory statement to be false; the defendant usually does

Most libel plaintiffs must bear the burden of proving any allegedly defamatory statement to be false; the defendant usually does not have the burden of proving the statement true. This principle was strengthened by a 1986 Supreme Court decision that said all states must place the burden of proof on the plaintiff, at least in cases involving issues of public concern. This was decided in the case of: __________


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