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The Reporters Committee urged the California governor to sign a bill (which he vetoed last year) that will allow greater news media access to prisoners.
The Reporters Committee urged a federal appellate court to uphold a decision that Tiger Woods' "right of publicity" does not allow him to keep an artist from selling works with the golfer's image.
Arguing that the State of Washington should recognize a qualified reporter's privilege for non-confidential-source information.
Arguing that applying a vague commercial bribery statute to journalists engaged in newsgathering is unconstitutional.
Testimony on the status of federal agency compliance with the Electronic Freedom of Information Act of 1996
The Reporters Committee argued that courts cannot issue confidentiality orders restricting access to otherwise public information.
A letter urging a federal judge to find that government settlements should not subvert mandatory disclosure provisions of public records laws.
The Reporters Committee urged a California judge to reconsider his harsh sentence imposed on a journalist who was convicted of interfering with police at a crime scene.
The Reporters Committee argued that enjoining the Florida Department of Corrections from posting photographs on the Internet frustrates the purposes of the open records act.
The Reporters Committee urged a Texas court to rescind its restraining order keeping the Associated Press from publishing information in public records.
The Reporters Committee argued that Ohio law does not allow private contracts to limit the public’s right to access government information.
Brief arguing that state laws distinguishing between types of records requestors violate equal protection guarantees.
The Reporters Committee urged the state judge presiding over Terry Nichols' murder trial to allow camera access to the courtroom.
Rules proposed by the Health and Human Services Administration for HIPAA compliance do not adequately protect public interests in some patient information.
Brief urging U.S. Supreme Court to hear case petitioning for First Amendment right of access to civil trials
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