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Tuesday, June 25, 2024 | Back issues
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First Amendment and filming

BOISE, Idaho — A federal court in Idaho granted a conservation group’s requested preliminary injunction barring the government from enforcing permits and fees required for the group to film donation asks on public lands, but not required of news organizations who also film there. “Granting the news certain privileges may be permissible, but those privileges cannot overshadow the constitutional rights of others.”

Read the ruling here.

Categories / Briefs, Environment, First Amendment, Government, Media

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