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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...
12/15/2017
On Friday, the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit sided with the Reporters Committee and the Associated Press, overturning a district court ruling in their Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the FBI and the Department of Justice...
12/13/2017
On Wednesday, Cook County Judge Vincent M. Gaughan quashed a subpoena that could have required reporter Jamie Kalven to disclose information about his confidential sources in the trial of Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke. Van Dyke is charged...
12/07/2017
On Monday, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press named Rick Blum as its first policy director. In his new role, he will oversee the Reporters Committee’s policy agenda, including on key issues like reporter’s privilege,...