Photo, Print, Drawing Larry Flynt (foreground) & Issacman [i.e. Isaacman] / Aggie Whelan Kenny.

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Title
Larry Flynt (foreground) & Issacman [i.e. Isaacman] / Aggie Whelan Kenny.
Summary
Sketch shows attorney Alan Isaacman arguing in front of the Supreme Court in Hustler Magazine, Inc. v. Falwell as Larry Flynt sits in his wheelchair.
Contributor Names
Kenny, Aggie, artist
Created / Published
12/2/87 [2 December 1987]
Subject Headings
-  Flynt, Larry--Trials, litigation, etc
-  Isaacman, Alan L.--1942---Trials, litigation, etc
-  Judicial proceedings--Washington (D.C.)--1980-1990
-  Supreme Court justices--Washington (D.C.)--1980-1990
-  Wheelchairs--1980-1990
Format Headings
Courtroom sketches--1980-1990.
Watercolors--1980-1990.
Genre
Courtroom sketches--1980-1990
Watercolors--1980-1990
Notes
-  Caption from Drawing Justice exhibit: Satire Is Protected Free Speech Publisher Larry Flynt provoked a lawsuit for damages for satirizing televangelist Jerry Falwell in a fake Campari ad in Hustler magazine. The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously agreed in Hustler v. Falwell, 485 U.S. 46 (1988), that a parody, which no reasonable person expected to be true, was protected free speech. The justices also stated that upholding the lower courts' decisions would put all political satire at risk. Alan Isaacman defended Flynt before eight justices, as Justice Anthony Kennedy recused himself. Flynt (in wheelchair) is isolated due to an outburst during a previous Supreme Court appearance in another libel case.
-  Title from item.
-  Forms part of: The Thomas V. Girardi collection of courtroom illustration drawings at the Library of Congress.
-  Exhibited: "Drawing Justice" at the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C., April - October 2017.
Medium
1 drawing : watercolor and graphite on tan paper ; sheet 44 x 57 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2016:018, no. 29 [P&P]
Source Collection
The Thomas V. Girardi collection of courtroom illustration drawings at the Library of Congress
Repository
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.pnp/pp.print
Digital Id
ppmsca 50994 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.50994
ppss 00848 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppss.00848
Library of Congress Control Number
2016646243
Reproduction Number
LC-DIG-ppmsca-50994 (digital file from original drawing) LC-DIG-ppss-00848 (digital file from original item)
Rights Advisory
Rights status not evaluated. For general information see "Copyright and Other Restrictions...," http://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/rr/print/195_copr.html
Access Advisory
Served by appointment only (Unprocessed). To make a request, see "Access to Unprocessed Materials," http://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/rr/print/info/022_unpr.html
Online Format
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Description
1 drawing : watercolor and graphite on tan paper ; sheet 44 x 57 cm. | Sketch shows attorney Alan Isaacman arguing in front of the Supreme Court in Hustler Magazine, Inc. v. Falwell as Larry Flynt sits in his wheelchair.
LCCN Permalink
https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2016646243
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Kenny, Aggie, Artist. Larry Flynt foreground & Issacman i.e. Isaacman / Aggie Whelan Kenny. Washington D.C, 1987. [12/2/87 2 December] Photograph. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/2016646243/.

APA citation style:

Kenny, A. (1987) Larry Flynt foreground & Issacman i.e. Isaacman / Aggie Whelan Kenny. Washington D.C, 1987. [12/2/87 2 December] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/2016646243/.

MLA citation style:

Kenny, Aggie, Artist. Larry Flynt foreground & Issacman i.e. Isaacman / Aggie Whelan Kenny. [12/2/87 2 December] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2016646243/>.