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02/26/2018
On Friday, the Washington state legislature approved an “emergency” secrecy law exempting itself from Washington’s Public Records Act.    David Boardman, Chairman of the Reporters Committee for Freedom of Press,...
02/02/2018
On Friday, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University urged a federal judge to deny a request from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection,...
01/29/2018
On Monday, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and three media organizations submitted a friend-of-the-court brief to the Georgia Supreme Court urging it to reverse a decision by the Court of Appeals that would make it mandatory for...
01/18/2018
On Thursday, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and Davis Wright Tremaine, joined by a coalition of 40 media organizations, submitted a friend-of-the-court brief to the United States Supreme Court in United States v. Microsoft. The...
01/17/2018
On Tuesday, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press opposed the efforts of the City of Charlottesville and two Virginia agencies to dismiss a lawsuit seeking police safety and operations plans for the “Unite the Right” rally...