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Federal judge apologizes for 'erroneously' allowing cameras in court
By Douglas Lee Although Illinois jurist's misstep drew admonishment from 7th Circuit, it might also become Exhibit A in the effort to open federal courtrooms to electronic coverage.   10.20.09

4th Circuit affirms protection for repulsive speech
By Douglas Lee In troubling funeral-protest case, family’s pain cannot trump hysterical Westboro Baptist Church protester's First Amendment freedoms.   09.30.09

In a state notorious for secrecy, court offers pleasant surprise
By Douglas Lee Illinois appellate judges agree state freedom-of-information law requires disclosure of records about public employee's job performance.   08.25.09

Texas court asserts protections for online reporter
By Douglas Lee Case pitting Joe Kaufman of Front Page Magazine against Islamic groups underscores difficult question of who is a journalist.   07.21.09

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