04/21/2014
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press will honor four leaders in journalism and media law with its 2014 First Amendment Awards, to be presented at a May 19 dinner and ceremony at The Pierre in New York City. The honorees are: Sharon Percy...
04/18/2014
A New York appellate court struck down on Thursday a trial judge’s order forbidding Lifetime Entertainment Services from airing a drama based on a 2004 murder case. Lifetime had already aired the program last year after the court stayed the...
04/17/2014
The Virginia Supreme Court ruled this morning that the University of Virginia does not have to release certain emails sent to and from a former professor. The American Tradition Institute (now the Energry and Environmental Legal Institute) requested...
04/17/2014
A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit instructed a Maryland district court yesterday to unseal in its entirety a consumer safety case that a company had sought to close on the grounds that disclosure would injure...
04/17/2014
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press has joined other media organizations in a friend-of-the-court brief in support of Google’s effort to reverse a Ninth Circuit decision involving the take-down of a video on You Tube. A three-...