Georgia

Bloomberg calls for New York privilege in Georgia court

Matthew Pollack | Libel | Reaction | December 11, 2007
Reaction
December 11, 2007

In response to a defamation claim in Georgia, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg argued that a New York State privilege should immunize him from liability for statements he made in the course of his official duties. While the public official privilege in New York is absolute, public officials in Georgia only enjoy a qualified privilege.

Ga. Supreme Court considers whether to open up cold cases

Scott Albright | Freedom of Information | Analysis | December 7, 2007
Analysis
December 7, 2007

The Georgia Supreme Court is in the midst of a case that should be frustratingly familiar to most police and crime reporters, regardless of the state law involved.

Terrorism suspect's hearing open to public

Secret Courts | Feature | October 24, 2007
Feature
October 24, 2007

Oct. 24, 2007  ·   A pre-trial hearing scheduled to begin Monday in Atlanta, in which prosecutors are expected to air 12 hours of recorded interviews between law enforcement agents and a suspect accused of aiding terrorists, will be open to the public and press after a federal judge denied the suspect's motion seeking to keep it closed.

Prosecutor says video obtained legally is child pornography

Secret Courts | Feature | July 20, 2007
Feature
July 20, 2007

NEWS MEDIA UPDATE   ·   GEORGIA   ·   Secret Courts   ·   July 20, 2007

Judge opens pretrial hearing in murder case to public

Secret Courts | Feature | July 6, 2007
Feature
July 6, 2007

NEWS MEDIA UPDATE   ·   GEORGIA   ·   Secret Courts   ·   July 6, 2007

Reporters banned from House floor

Newsgathering | Feature | March 26, 2007
Feature
March 26, 2007

NEWS MEDIA UPDATE   ·   GEORGIA   ·   Newsgathering   ·   March 26, 2007


Reporters banned from House floor

Scope of anti-SLAPP law limited to official proceedings

Libel | Feature | November 30, 2006
Feature
November 30, 2006

NEWS MEDIA UPDATE   ·   GEORGIA   ·   Libel   ·   Nov. 30, 2006

Cameras will be allowed in courthouse shooting trial

Secret Courts | Feature | November 15, 2006
Feature
November 15, 2006

NEWS MEDIA UPDATE   ·   GEORGIA   ·   Secret Courts   ·   Nov. 15, 2006

Grand-jury secrecy not enough to close county meeting

Freedom of Information | Feature | July 11, 2006
Feature
July 11, 2006

NEWS MEDIA UPDATE   ·   GEORGIA   ·   Freedom of Information   ·   July 11, 2006

Atlanta's bids for racing hall, Super Bowl must be public

Freedom of Information | Feature | April 17, 2006
Feature
April 17, 2006

NEWS MEDIA UPDATE   ·   GEORGIA   ·   Freedom of Information   ·   April 17, 2006