Posts Tagged ‘New York’
New York appeals court throws out identity theft charge against Raphael Golb but preserves convictions on several other charges.
Journal News takes down the information just three days after the state enacts a gun-control law that includes privacy provisions for permit holders.
State Legislature gives gun-permit holders wide latitude to keep their records out of public view. Also:
Provision would limit state Freedom of Information Law to protect handgun owners from being identified publicly.
Group of ultra-Orthodox rabbis had asked court to block city health officials from requiring written parental consent for circumcision rite.
Maryland legislator’s bill to prohibit newspapers from publishing information about firearm owners is a baffling backlash against a New York paper’s release of such public records.
A free press must report on behalf of us all, with access to public information, to hold officials accountable for their decisions.
N.Y. couple pulled over after man flipped off police at speed trap claim violation of Fourth, First Amendment rights.
President of publishers group says editors may debate whether The Journal News should have published database, but they fully back its right to access records under state law.
Putnam County clerk says releasing pistol-permit information could endanger permit holders, and that when freedom of information laws arose, ‘there was no social media, there was no Google maps.’
Appeals court finds that parking outside a school in the rain and displaying signs was protected speech on a matter of public concern, turning aside district’s claims of traffic hazard.
Critics say publishing names and addresses of all permit holders puts gun owners and non-owners alike at risk, and appears to suggest that owning a weapon is wrong.
Defense attorney says Malcolm Harris wanted to plead guilty to disorderly conduct so he could focus on appealing the judge’s decision to hand over his Twitter messages to the prosecution.
2nd Circuit panel says the district court acted too quickly in dismissing Chris Matthews’ retaliation lawsuit without further factfinding.
Upholding New York handgun-permit law, 2nd Circuit panel refuses to view concealed-carry license requirement as a ‘prior restraint’ on a fundamental right.