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11/21/2000
Media organizations should be granted access to documents that had been sealed in litigation against Bridgestone/Firestone, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and other media organizations argued in a friend-of-the-court brief filed...
11/17/2000
Media organizations should have been granted access to the Anamarie Martinez child protection proceedings in New Mexico, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press argued in a friend-of-the-court brief filed today with the New Mexico Supreme...
10/25/2000
A criminal defendant in Ohio should be granted a new trial because of a policy that requires anonymous juries in all civil and criminal cases in the county, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press argued in a friend-of-the-court brief to be...
10/02/2000
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press today condemned California Governor Gray Davis's veto Sunday of AB 2101, a bill overwhelmingly passed by the California legislature that would have permitted journalists access to state prison inmates.
09/11/2000
The U.S. Supreme Court should review a journalist's conviction under a pornography law, and grant him a new trial where he could argue to the jury that his actions were protected by the First Amendment, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the...