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SPJ Supports Petition to Supreme Court Asking for Openness in Civil Cases

INDIANAPOLIS – Leaders of the Society of Professional Journalists are urging the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a case seeking to extend the constitutional right of access to court records and proceedings in civil cases. SPJ has signed on to an amicus brief, initiated and authored by the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, in support of a petition filed by the New York Law Publishing Company, The Legal Intelligencer and the Pennsylvania Law Weekly, which … Read entire article »

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