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[Pages 213-274]
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Introduction
I.  AIDA v. Time Warner Entertainment Company
II.  The Group Harm of Racial and Ethnic Stereotyping
    A.  A Brief History of Racial and Ethnic Stereotyping
and Current Recognition of the Harm

    B.  The Italian-American Experience: Past Discrimination
and Current Ethnic Stereotyping

III.  Counterspeech in a Mass Media Marketplace of Ideas
IV.  The Failure of Civil Actions for Group Defamation
V.  Criminal Defamation Statutes
VI.  Declaratory Relief: A Solution
Conclusion
APPENDIX
    “RACIAL AND ETHNIC GROUP DEFAMATION ACT”
        PREAMBLE
        SECTION 1:  SCOPE OF COVERAGE
        SECTION 2:  ACTIONABLE DEFAMATION
        SECTION 3:  PROPER PLAINTIFFS
        SECTION 4:  SOLE REMEDY
        SECTION 5:  TRUTH
        SECTION 6:  STATE OF MIND
        SECTION 7:  CLASSIFICATION OF DEFAMATION
        SECTION 8:  PRIVILEGES
        SECTION 9:  DEMAND FOR RETRACTION, CORRECTION, OR RIGHT OF REPLY
        SECTION 10:  LEGAL ENTITIES
        SECTION 11:  STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS