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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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ADDIS ABABA - Sudan and rebels traded accusations on Monday but vowed to press ahead under African Union mediation with their first peace talks in nearly a year.The United Nations has urged Khartoum and rebels from the Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N), who began talks in the Ethiopian capital on Thursday, to declare an immediate ceasefire so aid can reach more than one million civilians."The talks are at a deadlock.
David Cameron says he will press ahead with a Commons vote on redrawing parliamentary boundaries, in spite of the prospect of Lib Dems joining with Labour to vote against it.
The Welsh Government confirmed it will press ahead with a compulsory "scores on the doors" scheme.
Speaking in the House of Commons, Mr Clegg insisted the Government would press ahead with the changes.
The attendees said they consider the new government, led by Khasawneh and the latest positive developments as means to press ahead with the comprehensive reform process, led by His Majesty King Abdullah II.
Two of the four Japanese lawmakers have reportedly backed out of the plan to visit, but the remaining pair have vowed to press ahead.
'The EU must be proactive and determined in following that up,' Spanish Economy Minister Elena Salgado said ofThe European Union has said that it would press ahead with its own banking levy after the world's top economies failed to agree on taxing an industry seen as a main culprit behind the global economic meltdown.
"This government will press ahead without any hesitation on the path to restore security and legality," he added.
A top official with the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority urged New Hampshire lawmakers to create a cap on accident damages as they press ahead with plans to resume the commuter rail from Lowell, Mass., through Nashua.
Speaking at the "Destination Downtown" panel held at the Claremont Preparatory School, Gosin said it would be a mistake to press ahead with plans for more commercial office space.
MINISTERS are set to press ahead with controversial plans to allow judges to sit without juries in complex fraud trials.