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Editors Opinions Ruled Irrelevant in Pending DUI Case

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· Story link An administrative judge in Texas dismissed subpoenas against two editors for the Monitor in Edinburg. The paper…

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An administrative judge in Texas dismissed subpoenas against two editors for the Monitor in Edinburg. The paper had carried an editorial commenting on a pending case involving a suspended judge and his arrest for DUI. The editorial prompted prosecutors to seek the testimony of the editors. The newspaper argued the editorial constituted opinion and was irrelevant to the case. (4/5/07)