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By Lee Levine
Lawyer, Levine Sullivan & Koch
In the United States, the government may not prevent the publication of a newspaper, even when there is reason to believe that it is about to reveal information that will endanger our national security. FULL STORY>



Pa. newspaper loses appeal of $3.5 million libel verdict
State appeals court upholds ruling that Citizens' Voice defamed businessman and one of his companies. 09.22.08
 
Journalists swept up in GOP convention protests won't face charges
'This decision reflects the values we have in St. Paul to protect and promote our First Amendment rights to freedom of the press,' mayor says in statement. 09.22.08


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