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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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Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been pressing upon the idea of holding simultaneous elections to Parliament and state assemblies, contending that it will save money and time.
While I was in the country there was a great drought, and the people decided among themselves that the dragon was annoyed because the tram-lines recently laid down were pressing upon his tail, and so disturbing his sleep."
We have been pressing upon the states and the schools to have surveillance system."Elaborate instructions have been issued by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to (its affiliated) schools.
He said that the JI had been pressing upon the ousted Prime Minister to appoint a full fledged Foreign Minister but he did not pay heed to this demand for full four years.
Lord Justice Weir said: "We consider this approach was impermissible and the successors to the principal parties led [the judge] into error by pressing upon him the draft order for which they both contended."