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Parade sponsors may refuse marchers with opposing views
By Gene Policinski Sorting out who gets to assemble with whom depends a lot on who is assembling and whether gathering is public, according to the courts.   11.18.07

Government meddling with press crosses the line
By Gene Policinski Compelling a TV journalist to produce a public-service report as punishment for breaching a court order disregards the First Amendment.   11.04.07

Panel illuminates post-9/11 threats to press freedom
By Gene Policinski American University broadcast program offers good insights into government efforts to block news about some national-security topics.   10.30.07

Open meetings, open records: It’s the public’s business
By Gene Policinski Note to those who picked East Tennessee county officeholders by secret vote: Sunshine laws don't paralyze government, they make it accountable.   10.21.07

Bowled over by toilet tirade ...
By Gene Policinski Really — a disorderly conduct charge for cursing at an overflowing commode in your own home? Also: journalist shield, fantasy baseball.   10.18.07

Journalist ‘shield’ – balancing openness, security
By Gene Policinski Under a Senate bill, journalists would be protected from having to reveal confidential sources — but not if they witnessed a crime or if there were an imminent threat to life or national security.   10.07.07

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