- First Amendment Coalitionexecutive director
- Amherst College, Harvard Law School
- Harvard Law School
Can a Journalist 'Plead the Fifth' to Avoid Having to Name a Confidentia...
This idea hasn't gotten much traction, until now: a federal judge in Michigan, in a civil suit against the Justice Department, ruled last mo
If Legal Rules Can't Keep Up With Change in Surveillance Technology, How...
can transparency be institutionalized in an agency that's in the business of secrecy? Can NSA be made to understand that transparency is act
Journalists Using Snowden's Documents Are Protected by the First Amendme...
This double-standard -- exposing government leakers to punishment while insulating the journalists who publicize their leaks -- may seem unf
Have Tea Party Activists in Congress Made Securities Trades From Which T...
If you're trying to understand the intentions of public officials, the most revealing information often is not what they tell their colleagu
New Federal Shield Bill Is Last Best Chance for Meaningful Protection of...
For the first time since the post-Watergate era, the stars are aligned for Congress to enact-and for the president to sign-a "Shield Law" th
What Monitoring Your Phone Records Has to Do With Fighting Terrorism
How did the phone records of all Americans become relevant to a terrorism investigation? It all goes back to changes to the law made in the
OC Watchdog Blog: Orange County Register:Will bill 'neuter' state public...
News: Will bill 'neuter' state public records law? | public, local, state, governments, records, bill, governor, act, provisions, california
Connecting the Dots Between Drone Killings and Newly Exposed Government ...
First came news accounts of the government's use of armed drones in the targeted killing of suspected terrorists abroad. Then came the revel
Leak Investigation of Fox News' James Rosen Crosses Red Line by Seizing ...
We take for granted a loss of privacy for all manner of data generated by our connection to, and use of, the internet. But government's acce
Real Outrage Is That Surveillance of AP Reporters' Calls Was Probably Legal
The government's actions likely have already succeeded in deterring government officials from confiding in journalists about national securi
New First Amendment Suit Poses Existential Threat to Government Unions
Public employee unions face a new, and mortal, threat. It's not the unfunded liability of union pension plans or municipal governments' reso
Threat Watch: Budget cuts services, spike costs for access to public rec...
Hidden in Governor Brown’s budget are new fees and funding cuts that will seriously weaken citizens’ rights of access to public records.
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Facebook's New Graph Search Is Google's Nightmare Come True
Although the stock market yawned at Facebook's announcement of "Graph Search," its new search service, with investors wagering it would only
US media shouldn’t rush to hang Murdoch’s News Corp for the sins of its ...
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Instead of Delays at all Airports, Let's Sequester Congress and Shut Dow...
U.S. aviation officials are warning of severe flight delays due to furloughs of air traffic controllers triggered by the sequester's across-
FAC enters Apple v Samsung suit to urge disclosure of financial info fil...
The First Amendment Coalition today entered into the Apple v. Samsung patent infringement lawsuit in order to advocate for public disclosure
Rush Limbaugh's Attack Met With Hypocrisy on All Sides
The flight of advertisers from Limbaugh will be defended by many as the market mechanism through which the public's views are expressed.
Romney Says Shareholders Have No Influence Over Corporations. Where Are ...
So, Romney is alleging that he is a super-capitalist who owned 100 percent of a company -- and had no influence over it whatsoever. Conserva