Douglas Lee commentaries/analyses


Total of 127 documents available. Page 6 of 13


NBC ‘Predator’ lawsuit: journalism on trial
By Douglas Lee Judge cites SPJ, RTNDA ethical standards in finding that jury should hear case involving TV news sting operation that ended in suicide.   03.04.08

3rd Circuit lets sunshine in on famous coroner’s trial
By Douglas Lee Jurors’ names to be public in trial of Cyril Wecht, forensic pathologist accused of improper conduct.   01.28.08

Author's loss in N.Y. court isn't First Amendment defeat
By Douglas Lee Complicated case that arose after Saudi businessman won libel judgment in England was in the end about civil procedure.   12.27.07

5th Circuit extends limits on student speech
By Douglas Lee Panel makes several curious twists and turns to reach conclusion that its decision 'follow(s) the lead' of recent Supreme Court ruling.   11.27.07

5 instances of official disdain for press, public
By Douglas Lee Government often seems to suggest that news media can't be trusted to cover reliably, and people should be shielded from, news and information.   11.01.07