Urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (New Orleans) to hold that the criminal sanction provisions of the Texas Open Meetings Act are not an unconstitutional restraint on government officials' First Amendment rights.
Urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to further consider a judge's decision to seal documents related to the government's involuntary detention of crime victims to ensure their appearances as trial witnesses.
Urging the U.S.Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to uphold the constitutionality of the Washington anti-SLAPP statute, which provides broad protection for action involving public participation and petition.
Urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit to hold that the Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act is not a valid basis to withhold records under the Illinois open records laws related to official university misconduct regarding a secret preferred admissions process for privileged applicants.
Urging the Baltimore trial court to dismiss under the Maryland anti-SLAPP statute City Councilwoman Belinda Conaway's defamation and emotional distress suit against Internet journalist Adam Meister over online posts asserting that Conaway lives outside Baltimore while representing its Seventh Electoral District, in violation of the City Charter.
Urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit to affirm the lower court's order granting former Wall Street Journal reporter Jesse Eisinger's motion to quash a subpoena seeking his testimony about non-confidential unpublished information.
Urging the Ohio Supreme Court to find that country recorders cannot impose a $2 per page statutory "photocopying" fee for electronic copies of public records and that such records must be provided "at cost" as required under the Ohio public records law.
Asking the Ninth Circuit to reverse a district court's denial of a preliminary injunction on behalf of a photographer seeking less restrictive access to federal lands for purposes of photographing the roundup of wild horses.