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Will We Turn Back The Clock On Freedom Of The Press?

“Sunshine is said to be the best of disinfectants,” said Justice Louis Brandeis. Americans like their public officials to operate under scrutiny, widely and candidly reported. We are so steeped in our belief in Freedom of the Press that we tend to forget that the seminal Supreme Court decision...

Ruling Reflects Reed Elsevier Inc.'s Support For Freedom Of The Press

The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, reversing the lower court rulings, ruled in favor of a Boston newspaper, The Enterprise, in a libel suit by a former official of Abington. The official, James Howell, served as the superintendent of the sewer department in Abington. On May 9, 2005, he was...

U.S. Supreme Court Halts Plans To Stream California’s Proposition 8 Trial On YouTube

The U.S. Supreme Court has put a stop to YouTube’s plans to stream tape-delayed coverage of the proceedings from a San Francisco courtroom. In a 5-4 ruling on Jan. 13, the justices ordered U.S. District Court Judge Vaughn Walker of the Northern District of California to refrain from allowing the...

U.S. Supreme Court Ruling In California Same-Sex Marriage Trial Banning Internet Streaming Of Court Proceedings Is Likely Only A Temporary Setback

Even if you have lived your entire life in an urban environment, you have that vision of what it was once like — people flocking to the courthouse square in a small county seat to see justice handed out. Small town lawyer Matthew McConaughey as Jake Brigance, defending Carl Lee Hailey in his murder...