CERTIORARI TO THE SUPREME COURT OF FLORIDA. With him on Get free access to the complete judgment in FIRESTONE v. TIME, INC on CaseMine. 2d 386 â Brought to you by Free Law Project, a non-profit dedicated to creating high quality open legal information. Opinion for Time, Inc. v. Firestone, 254 So. Argued October 14, 1975. 2d 389 (Fla.App. 2d 389 (Fla.App. William H. Rehnquist: Petitioner is a publisher of the Time â¦ Decided March 2, 1976. Upon remand to reconsider the remaining points raised on appeal, in a decision entitled "Upon Supreme Court Mandate," Time, Inc. v. Firestone, 279 So. 74-944. Time, Inc. v. Firestone, 424 U.S. 448 (1976), was a U.S. Supreme Court case concerning defamation suits against public figures. Upon remand to reconsider the remaining points raised on appeal, in a decision entitled "Upon Supreme Court Mandate," Time, Inc. v. Firestone, 279 So. 1973), the District Court stated that it assumed that all litigants understood that all points raised â¦ TIME, INC. v. FIRESTONE 448 Opinion of the Court 2. Audio Transcription for Opinion Announcement â March 02, 1976 in Time, Inc. v. Firestone Warren E. Burger: The judgment and opinion of the Court in 74-944, Time Incorporated against Firestone, will be announced by Mr. Justice Rehnquist. In Time, Inc. v. Firestone' the Supreme Court considered the first amendment limitations on the liability of the media for publish-ing defamatory falsehoods in reports of judicial proceedings.  Time, Inc. v. Firestone (Fla.App. 1971), 254 So. 1973), the District Court stated that it assumed that all litigants understood that all points raised â¦ 6 Before the district court of appeals, it was found that the publication was a â¦ Get Time, Inc. v. Firestone, 424 U.S. 448 (1976), United States Supreme Court, case facts, key issues, and holdings and reasonings online today. Time, Inc. v. Firestone, 424 U.S. 448 (1976). October 25, 2020; by Metromedia, Inc. (1971) â that did not protect private citizens from libel if the facts published were deemed newsworthy or of public interest, in the 1974 Gertz decision and in Time, Inc. v. Firestone (1976), it provided greater protection for individuals who had not voluntarily placed themselves in the public â¦  While marital infidelity is still within the scope of "morality," notwithstanding this "enlightened age," that involved in a given marriage is not, significantly, a matter of any great public importance. Written and curated by real attorneys at Quimbee. The case history of Time, Inc. v. Firestone reflects the constitu-tional changes that the tort of libel has undergone in recent years. No finding was ever made by the divorce court that respond-ent was guilty of adultery as petitioner had reported, and though petitioner contends that it faithfully reproduced the precise mean-ing of the divorce judgment, the jury's verdict, upheld on appeal, Time, Inc. v. Firestone 424 U.S. 448 Supreme Court of the United States March 2, 1976 5 TIME, INC. v. FIRESTONE No. The Florida Palm Beach Circuit Court announced a $100,000 jury award of damages to Mary Firestone. time, inc v firestone time, inc v firestone. The Court determined that the protection of the New York Times v. 2d 386, 389. John H. Pickering argued the cause for petitioner.