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23 Sep 2013, 6:57 am by Sheldon Toplitt
Under the Act's [5 U.S.C. sec. 552] Exemption 1, the so-called national security exemption, Judge Buchwald found the release of such material could incite an anti-American reaction and be used as a recruiting tool by America's enemies and to foment violence.The court concluded the government had satisfied its burden of proof that it was "logical or plausible" that such an adverse occurrence could be triggered by the release of the materials requested by CCR.Tip of the hat to the Reporter's… [read post]
6 Mar 2018, 3:46 am by INFORRM
But freedom works both ways and freedom of the press must be balanced by freedom of the public to assess and challenge the nature of that communication: freedom shared not power abused. [read post]
7 May 2018, 8:16 am by Eugene Volokh
Disclosure: My students Nate Barrett, Charles Linehan and Michael Smith and I filed a friend of the court brief in the case, via my Scott & Cyan Banister First Amendment Clinic, on behalf of the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, and I also argued on behalf of amici in the Appellate Division and before the New Jersey Supreme Court; many thanks to our invaluable pro bono local counsel, Daniel Schmutter of Hartman & Winnicki. [read post]
21 May 2018, 4:21 pm by INFORRM
Twenty-five years ago, when the Calcutt Committee produced an equally scathing report on shocking press behaviour and editors pleaded for one last chance at self-regulation, the press successfully finessed Calcutt’s moderate recommendations and John Major’s government was too weak to challenge their defiance. [read post]
13 Jul 2012, 12:18 pm by Teri Rodriguez
The following reporters will be presented with an award on August 10 at the Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas annual conference in Austin: Jordan Smith, The Austin Chronicle, “The Science of Injustice” Kevin Krause and Ed Timms, The Dallas Morning News, “Bail Bondsmen: Working the Numbers” Jeff Prince, Fort Worth Weekly, “The Power of Alienation” Mandy Oaklander, Houston Press, “Life Without Parole” Andrew Horansky, KVUE-TV,… [read post]
29 Oct 2015, 6:15 am by EEM
 The report of the session is also now available. [read post]
10 Sep 2014, 5:38 am by Andrew Crocker
Briefs by the Reporters Committee for the Freedom of the Press, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the PEN American Center respectively explore the specific harms to reporter-source relationships, attorney-client communications and the Sixth Amendment right to counsel, and the profound chilling effect on freedom of expression. [read post]
17 Jan 2013, 6:26 am by Sheldon Toplitt
Kenneth Grosse this week upheld a trial court's dismissal of a defamation claim against a Seattle television station filed by a transitional housing service, the Reporter's Committee for Freedom of the Press Web site ( reported.The local tv news station reported in 2010 that U.S. [read post]
9 Sep 2013, 5:54 am by Sheldon Toplitt
 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)AOL Patch reporter Joe Hosey has been ordered to appear at an Oct. 3 status conference by Illinois 12th Judicial Circuit Court Judge Gerald Kinney regarding the judge's ruling that Hosey reveal confidential sources who provided him gory details about a double murder in Joliet, according to articles by the Chicago Tribune and the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press Web site ( is appealing Judge… [read post]
22 Jan 2013, 5:56 am by Sheldon Toplitt
(Photo credit: Wikipedia)United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York Senior Judge Carol Amon last week dismissed a defamation claim against authorities, including former state Attorney General Eliot Spitzer, brought by a dentist acquitted of Medicaid fraud.The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press Web site ( reported on the case, Morse v. [read post]
14 May 2012, 4:05 am by Howard Friedman
The bill, as amended by the Conference Committee report, provides in part:Any court, arbitration, tribunal or administrative agency ruling or decision shall violate the public policy of this state and be void and unenforceable if the court, arbitration, tribunal or administrative agency bases its rulings or decisions in the matter at issue in whole or in part on any foreign law, legal code or system that would not grant the parties affected by the ruling or decision the same… [read post]
12 Nov 2013, 10:02 am by Andrew Crocker
Kirtley, formerly executive director of the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, said ProPublica's motion might be more effective on this particular issue. [read post]
27 Mar 2009, 3:26 pm
The brief was a collaborative effort of a number of organizations, including Berkman's Citizen Media Law Project, Gannett Corporation, and the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press. [read post]
After EC became available in 1999, the press reported that nearly two-thirds of military treatment facilities (MTF) carried it. [read post]
15 Feb 2007, 3:00 pm
The Press Enterprise reports here on the impact of the Cunningham decision (via Sentencing Law and Policy). [read post]
15 Mar 2013, 12:39 pm by Sheldon Toplitt
Judge William Sylvester concerning the confidential source(s) who allegedly provided her with information about a notebook Aurora shooting suspect James Holmes purportedly sent to a University of Colorado psychiatrist that allegedly detailed his plans to commit a mass killing.The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press Web site ( reported that Winter's New York counsel plans to appeal Judge Stephen's approval of the subpoena, along with… [read post]
19 Feb 2015, 1:30 pm by Carrie Cordero
[iv] According to the LIBE Committee Report, “..the US has provided written assurances that no direct data collection has taken place contrary to the provisions of the TFTP agreement…”[v] Despite this determination by the Commission, however, the LIBE Report took the position that the TFTP should be suspended. [read post]
30 Jan 2009, 12:19 pm
Inc., The Hearst Corp., Incisive Media, National Public Radio, NBC Universal Inc., Radio-Television News Directors Association, The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, The E.W. [read post]