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Alliance Condemns Oregon Prosecuting Journalist
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Alliance Condemns Oregon Prosecuting Journalist

In August, the Alliance joined the Reporters Committee’s amicus letter in support of journalist April Ehrlich ... Read More
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Alliance Supports Access to Vermont Court Records

On July 12, the Alliance joined an amicus brief by the Reporters Committee arguing for access to court records ... Read More
New ICE Policy on Compulsory Investigative Tools
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New ICE Policy on Compulsory Investigative Tools

On June 13, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) released a new policy about the use of compulsory investigative tools to obtain information or ... Read More
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UK Ministry of Justice Proposes Anti-SLAPP Reforms

On July 20, the UK Ministry of Justice issued a Government Response to the Call for Evidence about SLAPP legislation. The Ministry is “moving decisively ... Read More
Alliance Applauds Rep. Carolyn Maloney on Protecting Journalists Through Recent Legislation
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Alliance Applauds Rep. Carolyn Maloney on Protecting Journalists Through Recent Legislation

On July 14, the House voted in favor of an amendment protecting journalists’ operations in Russia. The recent 2023 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) incorporated ... Read More
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Alliance Applauds Schiff Amendment Protecting Journalists

On July 13, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) announced an amendment to the 2023 National Defense Authorization Act that includes pivotal protections for journalists ... Read More
Tenth Circuit Finds Constitutional Right to Record Police
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Tenth Circuit Finds Constitutional Right to Record Police

On July 11, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals held there is a clearly established First Amendment right to record law enforcement officers performing their ... Read More
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Alliance Opposes Bill Restricting Journalists’ Right of Access

On July 5, the Alliance joined a letter by the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) asking Arizona Governor Douglas Ducey to veto HB 2319—a recently ... Read More
Alliance Supports Robust, Uniform Anti-SLAPP Law
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Alliance Supports Robust, Uniform Anti-SLAPP Law

On June 23, the Alliance joined a coalition letter supporting the Uniform Public Expression Protection Act (UPEPA)—the Uniform Law Commission’s model anti-SLAPP law ... Read More
Florida Governor Office Considered Changing New York Times v. Sullivan Standard
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Florida Governor Office Considered Changing New York Times v. Sullivan Standard

On May 18, the Orlando Sentinel obtained documents showing Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’s staff worked on a proposal that would change the New York Times ... Read More
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News/Media Alliance Applauds Senate Markup of Journalism Competition & Preservation Act (JCPA), Calls on House to Mark-Up Bill Next Week - Read more