The News Media and The Law, Winter 2015

Winter 2015
Vol. 39, No. 1

Revisiting the Attorney General guidelines

 REPORTER'S PRIVILEGE

Revising the Attorney General's guidelines

Dialog with reporters leads to further changes on federal regulations on subpoenaing reporters

 FREEDOM OF INFORMATION

The failures of the information security infrastructure

Summit considers questions of data encryption and protection for journalists

 REPORTER'S PRIVILEGE

Protecting anonymous commenters

Should news organizations look to shield laws in fighting subpoenas for posters' identities?

 FREEDOM OF INFORMATION

Glomar surfaces in state courts

Lynch hearing touches on FOIA issues

In hearing, Lynch says critical FOIA evalution of U.S. Attorney's office was "helpful"

 PRIOR RESTRAINTS

An injunction remains, one year and counting

The ban on "Innocense of Muslims" from Garcia v. Google continues to violate the First Amendment

 SECRET COURTS

Grand jury secrecy comes at a cost

 NEWSGATHERING

"Citizenfour" filmmakers move to dismiss federal lawsuit

 PRIVACY

The creeping "right to be forgotten"

E.U. pushes "right to be forgotten" on U.S. search engines, claims limited effect on speech rights