04/22/2015
A bill modifying Nevada’s anti-SLAPP law, pushed by hotel and casino company Wynn Resorts, has made its way through the Nevada Senate Judiciary Committee and has been passed unanimously by the Senate. Though its proponents frame it as striking...
04/22/2015
Last night, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell introduced a new, fast-tracked bill to reauthorize Section 215 of the USA PATRIOT Act. Section 215, which allows the government to collect "tangible things" relevant to an authorized...
04/20/2015
A California appellate court reversed course on Friday and vacated what media lawyers described as an unconstitutional prior restraint order. Last month, the court sealed a legal brief filed by the Pasadena Police Officers Association that quoted...
04/16/2015
In a victory for Yelp and its anonymous commenters, the Virginia Supreme Court ruled today that the circuit court could not force the California-based online review site to reveal the identities of users who had posted negative reviews of a Virginia...
04/13/2015
An Okahoma trial judge has denied a motion to dismiss an open records lawsuit against Oklahoma Gov. Marry Fallin and Commissioner of Public Safety Michael Tompson. The case involves several requests made by Tulsa World Enterprise Editor Ziva...