Sanity prevails in LA Times prior-restraint case
Friday, August 20, 2010 � by scott
Appeals court overrules judge’s order barring Los Angeles Times news photographer from publishing pictures the judge had already given permission to take.
First Amendment gets another challenge
Friday, August 6, 2010 � by scott
In yet another decision undermining the First Amendment, a Los Angeles County judge bars a Los Angeles Times photographer from publishing photos he had already taken — with the court’s permission.
Judge sees the light, lifts gag order
Tuesday, August 3, 2010 � by scott
A Washington, D.C., district court judge has lifted her order barring the National Law Journal from quoting court records, defusing what was shaping up to be a major First Amendment battle.
Judges tell newspapers: Unring that bell*
Tuesday, July 6, 2010 � by scott
In a bit of historical air-brushing, two Pennsylvania judges have ordered two newspapers to expunge five defendants’ name from their archives. No, really.