In its wake, efforts in both the House and the Senate to adopt a federal statutory reporter shield law, known as the Free Flow of Information Act, have been reenergized.
The RCFP has filed an amicus brief with the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court to support the free-speech rights of the Internet giants.
Ruling raises questions about the significance of a "designated public forum" if the government may close it for any reason.
By Thomas J. Williams and Nick Nelson
Tsige v. Jones may signal the start of an era in which Canadian courts recognize and develop the privacy torts with their own distinct stamp.
By Travis R. Wimberly
The controversial Manning conviction represents the first major victory in authorities' efforts to combat WikiLeaks in the courts.
By Ronald S. Katz
In a recent case, the First Amendment rights of a video game manufacturer were outweighed by the right of publicity of a college football player.
The September conference will focus on defamation, privacy, editorial tort, news-gathering, and intellectual property issues, and it's designed for defense counsel.
The dinner brings together leading figures in journalism and media law for an evening of socializing, dinner, and honoring those who have advanced the First Amendment.
This year's program will highlight the hottest issues and case law in media, digital communications, intellectual property, and privacy law.