Category Archives: First Amendment

Temporary Stay of Publication Troubling

There has been little fall-out or commentary about a March 12, 2012 Order by the Indiana Court of Appeals temporarily halting the South Bend Tribune from publishing a news story about an instance of suspected child abuse and the response … Continue reading

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Indiana COA Upholds Rights of Internet Commenters to Remain Anonymous

In a case of first impression, the Indiana Court of Appeals held earlier this week that the identity of anonymous internet posters is protected under the First Amendment and Article I, Section 9 of the Indiana Constitution and should not be subject to subpoena … Continue reading

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