- Fundamentals: The Source of News Gathering Rights 2 Articles
- Press Passes and Access Discrimination 11 Articles
- Access to Private and Public Property 11 Articles
- “Yellow Tape” Public Safety and Crime Scenes 3 Articles
- Public School Premises and Performance Venues 3 Articles
- Private Records and the Risks of Acquiring Them 5 Articles
- News Gathering from the Internet 3 Articles
- Accident Victims and Hospital Patients 5 Articles
- Secretly Recording Conversations 10 Articles
- Eavesdropping Wiretapping Hacking 1 Article
- Publishing Intercepted Conversations 1 Article
- Photographing the Unwilling/Unaware 4 Articles
- Police Seizure of Cameras/Smartphones 1 Article
- Interviewing the Willing and Unwilling 4 Articles
- Interviewing Public Employees 5 Articles
- Interviewing Participants in Judicial Proceedings 4 Articles
- Gag Orders to Protect Privacy or Reputation 5 Articles
- Attorneys’ Ethical Constraints 1 Article
- Interviewing Jurors 5 Articles
- Interviewing Jail and Prison Inmates 2 Articles
- Interviewing Hospital Patients 1 Article
- Interviewing Pupils and Children 2 Articles
- Interviewing Friends and Relatives 1 Article
- Pledging Anonymity to a Source 2 Articles
No law requires public safety or other government agencies to issue press passes. They may not, under the First Amendment,...
Yes. As a matter of due process, whatever the reason for denial is, the applicant is entitled to know it,...
Can a government official deny me access as punishment for bad press, or play favorites in giving others access to records, but not me?
No. The First Amendment has been recognized as prohibiting officials from reacting to unwelcome news coverage or editorial opinion by...