03/24/2015
Adam Marshall and Hannah Bloch-Wehba Alan Morrison, a dean and constitutional law professor at the George Washington University Law School, has filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the Central Intelligence Agency for access to records...
03/19/2015
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press has launched three mobile apps to help journalists in the field with answers regarding the right to record, cover schools, or access information from police and courts. The apps, which were made...
03/10/2015
The Supreme Court of South Carolina has dissolved a prior restraint against a small-town newspaper reporter covering the ongoing legal battle for the estate of singer James Brown. The reporter, Sue Summer, had received an anonymous package...
03/05/2015
A federal appeals court today invalidated a gag order and sealing order that had been entered in the criminal case against Donald Blankenship, former CEO of Massey Energy Co., who faces charges stemming from the Upper Big Branch mine explosion in...
02/25/2015
Media organizations are fighting to overturn a gag order and sealing order entered in connection with the criminal trial of Donald Blankenship, former CEO of Massey Energy. The matter is pending in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.