Pre-Publication Review

The Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University sued the Departments of State, Justice, et al. in federal court for “information related to the Trump administration’s prepublication review process for books by current and former staffers, which was originally intended to prevent the disclosure of confidential information.”

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US Judge Slaps Virginia Clerks With $2 Million Fee Award in First Amendment Case

A federal judge in Virginia awarded $2 million in attorney fees against two Virginia court clerks on Wednesday in a First Amendment case brought by Courthouse News. The fee award was the result of a ruling that said reporters are entitled under the Constitution to see new filings on the day they are filed where practicable.

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