First Amendment

In re "Agent Orange" Product Liability Litigation, Anderson v. Cryovac, Inc., et al.

In re "Agent Orange" Product Liability Litigation, 821 F.2d 139 (2d Cir. 1987), Anderson v. Cryovac, Inc., et al., 805 F.2d 1 (1st Cir. 1986) — Wrote amicus curiae briefs on the issue of public access to pretrial discovery documents in civil cases. The brief in In re "Agent Orange," filed in the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on behalf of eight media organizations, dealt with post-settlement access to discovery materials. The brief in Anderson, filed in the First Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, dealt with pretrial access to discovery documents.

The Florida Star v. B.J.F.

The Florida Star v. B.J.F — Wrote amici curiae briefs filed in the U.S. Supreme Court, arguing that a Florida statute prohibiting publication of a rape victim's name violates the First Amendment and that a violation of the statute constitutionally cannot support a $100,000 award for emotional distress. discovery documents.


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