Gag Order

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  • In re Murphy-Brown, LLC, 102918 FED4, 18-1762

    ...          Petitioner. challenges the United States District Court for the Eastern. District of North Carolina's gag order imposing stringent. restrictions on participants and potential participants in a. series of nuisance suits brought against the hog ...

  • Bridge The Week - September 2019 #3

    The Department of Justice raised the stakes in spoofing enforcement actions by including racketeering charges in an indictment filed last week alleging spoofing by three traders over many years. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission filed parallel civil enforcement actions based on the same purported underlying incidents. Separately, the CFTC appealed something related to a federal court’s...

    ... appealed something related to a federal court’s decision to hold an evidentiary hearing on October 2 regarding its alleged breach of a gag order in a recent enforcement action settlement with two food giants. However, the nature of the appeal is a secret! As a result, the following matters are ...

  • 619 F.2d 459 (5th Cir. 1980), 77-1502, Bernard v. Gulf Oil Co.

    ...A fourth issue we will consider at length. It concerns the validity of an order of the district court restricting communications by named plaintiffs and their counsel with actual and potential class members not formal parties to ...

  • Media pools resources to contest gag order on van Dam case.

    Media Funds Gag Fight: Although San Diego Superior Court Judge H. Ronald Domnitz issued a gag order March 8 to keep local prosecutors and police from publicly commenting on the Danielle van Dam case, several local media organizations have gotten toge...

  • Adversarial Science

    Adversarial science—sometimes referred to as "litigation science" or "junk science"—has a bad name. It is often associated with the tobacco industry's relentless use of science to manufacture uncertainty and avoid liability. This Article challenges the traditional conception that adversarial science should be castigated simply because it was developed for litigation. Rather,...

  • 256 F.3d 1251 (11th Cir. 2001), 00-12390, Dow Jones & Co. v Kaye

    ...         EDMONDSON, Circuit Judge:.          This case requires us to consider whether a challenge in federal court to a gag order issued in state court is moot. The final judgment has been entered on the state case, but the parties have appealed to the state appellate court. We ...

  • Ag-Gag Law Update

    We blogged on March 12, 2018, about the State of Iowa’s appeal of a District Court order finding that its so-called “ag-gag” statute violated the First Amendment.  The statute made it a criminal offense to gain access to farm facilities by false pretenses or to make a knowingly false statement in an employment application.  The...

    We blogged on March 12, 2018, about the State of Iowa’s appeal of a District Court order finding that its so-called “ag-gag” statute violated the First Amendment.  The statute made it a criminal offense to gain access to farm ...

  • Ag-Gag Law Update

    We blogged on March 12, 2018, about the State of Iowa’s appeal of a District Court order finding that its so-called “ag-gag” statute violated the First Amendment. The statute made it a criminal offense to gain access to farm facilities by false pretenses or to make a knowingly false statement in an employment application.

    . We blogged on March 12, 2018, about the State of Iowa’s appeal of a District Court order finding that its so-called “ag-gag” statute violated the First Amendment.  The statute made it a criminal offense to gain access to farm ...

  • 416 F.2d 545 (5th Cir. 1969), 25654, Posey v. United States

    ...These contentions will be treated seriatim, but it will first be necessary to set forth some of the facts giving rise to this prosecution in order" to place appellants' objections in their proper context. Additional facts will be added where necessary in treating the various points.       \xC2"...

  • Are SEC Gag Orders Unconstitutional? – SEC Defendant Asks Court to Lift Restrictions

    The New Civil Liberties Alliance has filed a Motion for Relief from Judgment with the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of Barry D. Romeril. Mr. Romeril served as the Chief Financial Officer of the Xerox Corporation from 1993-2001.

  • In Limine Gag Orders – Can We Play, Too?
  • 73 The Alabama Lawyer 284 (2012). Lawyers, Ethics and Trial Publicity.

    ...The day before retrial was scheduled to begin, federal. prosecutors filed a motion for a gag order which would limit what the parties'. lawyers could say to the media. Rather than issuing a gag order, Judge Thompson. instructed all lawyers ...

  • Good TV Makes Bad Justice: How the Rules of Professional Conduct Can Protect Fair Trial Rights

    When prosecutors share information related to a criminal investigation with media production companies, and the media companies broadcast that information in the form of true-crime reality shows before the accused has been tried, fair trial rights that serve as a cornerstone to the American judicial system are jeopardized. The history of American jurisprudence regarding balancing the media's...

  • Between Bridges - September 2019

    The Commodity Futures Trading Commission received a short delay of the hearing date to determine if it should be subject to a contempt determination, sanctions and other relief for publishing a press release, a formal statement, and a statement by two commissioners contemporaneously with its August 15 publication of the consent order of settlement resolving an enforcement proceeding brought by it

    ... a press release, a formal statement, and a statement by two commissioners contemporaneously with its August 15 publication of the consent order of settlement resolving an enforcement proceeding brought by it against Kraft Foods Group, Inc. and Mondelez Global LLC. The evidentiary hearing now ...

  • Oil-And-Gas Services Companies Argue Over Trial Court's Authority To Exclude Corporate Representatives Under New Texas Trade Secret Law

    ... breach of contract and misappropriation of trade secrets and further sued NOV as a defendant.  The parties entered into an agreed protective order and engaged in expedited discovery. At a temporary injunction hearing, M-I SWACO sought to present evidence of its trade secrets through oral ...

  • 683 F.3d 660 (5th Cir. 2012), 11-10683, United States v. Aldawsari

    ...order" barring communication with the media and its denial of his motion to intervene in a case involving charges of terrorism. We affirm.         \xC2"...

  • 263 F.3d 80 (3rd Cir. 2001), 00-4313, United States v Scarfo

    ...The Court imposed a gag order against Donald F. Manno, defendant's former counsel; Manno appealed. The primary issue on appeal concerns the First Amendment right of speech. Before ...

  • Process without procedure: national security letters and First Amendment rights.

    ...(4) FBI nondisclosure orders, which usually accompany NSLs, prevent the recipient from speaking about the requests. (5) Since 2001, there have been only a handful of known ...

  • Court Unties Gag On Dissatisfied Weight-Loss Consumers

    ... all legal remedies to protect its name, products, current customers, and future customers." The FTC claimed that another version of the gag order defined "any report of any kind on the web" as "defamation/slander," which would invoke compensation of $100,000. The commission maintained that ...

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  • 821 F.3d 553 (5th Cir. 2016), 15-30643, In re Goode

    Appellant, a criminal defense attorney practicing in Lafayette, Louisiana, challenged his six-month suspension from the Western District of Louisiana. The suspension was imposed due to his violation of L. Crim. R. 53.5, which operates as a prior restraint against attorney speech during the pendency of a criminal trial. The court concluded that, under the plain language of Rule 53.5, appellant...

    ... declared a mistrial. A decision on the matter was postponed. until later that afternoon in order to give Stanford the. opportunity to visit Domingue in the hospital before he died. When the hearing reconvened, Stanford requested a ...

  • Burned.

    ...The victim was under a gag order while McDonald's promoted her public ridicule. . Lina Khan's article well covers a vitally important issue, and I hate to see it diminished by a ...