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PRESS. By a figure this word signifies the art of printing. The press is free.
     2. All men have a right to print and publish whatever they may deem proper, unless by doing so they infringe the rights of another, as in the case of copyrights, (q.v.) when they may be enjoined. For any injury they may commit against the public or individuals they may be punished, either by indictment, or by a civil action at the suit of the party injured, when the injury has been committed against a private individual. Vide Const. of the U. S. Amend. art. 1, and Liberty of the Press.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Especially in technological backwardness, to go to press is to take the edited material for printing, an event which, under technological backwardness, is fraught with dangers.One is that you must go to press as early as possible.
They all go to press in the afternoon and this one carries four pages in the front end of the paper on news from the north city South City Final - This is one of the three City editions that have four consecutive pages on a specific area of Birmingham.
As we go to press, four bills that would essentially repeal the Act are before the Legislature.
* As we go to press, it is being reported that Pernod Ricard SA, the world's third-largest liquor company, has agreed to buy Allied Domecq Plc, the second largest company in the category.
As we go to press, Bush named Margaret Spellings, his chief domestic policy advisor, as the nominee to replace Paige.
AS WE GO to press, there are 36 radio stations that broadcast talk shows from the liberal network Air America.