You have new items in your feed. Click to view.
Question and answer
How do the media pose security concerns to the courts?
The Court has generally rejected requests to extend to the press Privileges and Immunities beyond those available to ordinary citizens. In Branzburg v. Hayes, 408 U.S. 665, 92 S. Ct. 2646, 33 L. Ed. [ 2d 626 (1972), it held that a journalist's privilege to refuse to disclose information such as the names of informants is no broader than that enjoyed by any citizen. As long as an inquiry is
conducted in Good Faith, with relevant questions and no harassment, a journalist must cooperate. Justice Stewart's dissent in Branzburg urged the Court to find that a qualified journalistic privilege exists unless the government is able to show three things: (1) Probable Cause to believe that the journalist possesses information that is clearly relevant; (2) an inability to obtain the material by less intrusive means; and (3) a compelling interest that overrides First Amendment interests. In an unusual break with tradition, several circuit courts have applied Stewart's test and ruled in favor of journalists seeking special First Amendment protection. Nonetheless, the Supreme Court has steadfastly held to its decision in Branzburg, and shows no sign of retreating from its position that the First Amendment confers no special privileges on journalists. Laws that affect the ability of the press to gather and publish news are suspect, but not automatically unconstitutional. In Cohen v. Cowles Media Co., 501 U.S. 663, 111 S. Ct. 2513, 115 L. Ed. 2d 586 (1991), reporters for two Twin Cities newspapers were sued for breach of contract when they published the name of their source after promising confidentiality. The reporters claimed that the law infringed their First Amendment freedom to gather news unencumbered by state law. The Court held that the law did not unconstitutionally undermine their rights because its enforcement imposed only an incidental burden on their ability to gather and report information. Writing for the majority, Justice byron r. ]
Expert answered|koronamel88|Points 140|
Question
Asked 5/16/2013 10:26:58 PM
0 Answers/Comments
Get an answer
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
Questions asked by the same visitor
analyze court security and courthouse violence
Weegy: Because courthouses must be accessible and in centralized locations, they are vunerable to acts of random violence. [ Courts must have proper court security procedures, technology, personnel, and architectural features, to not only protect the safety of the people and property within and around the courts, but also the integrity of the judicial process. While there is no one solution to issues concerning court security, proper planning must involve collaboration with law enforcement offices, emergency agencies, and governing bodies. Courts must also have emergency management plans in place. Source : see also : ] User: What efforts have been made to enhance court security? (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 5/16/2013 9:55:18 PM
0 Answers/Comments
26,247,938 questions answered
Popular Conversations
What equation in slope intercept form represents the line that passes ...
Weegy: You will expect the student to make 55 mistakes at the recital after 6 hours of practicing. User: What is ...
9/29/2016 2:02:24 PM| 6 Answers
what is the product (3p 4)3 · (p 2)7
Weegy: (3p^4)3 ? (p^2)7 =27p^26 User: what is the product of (-2x 2)3 ·3x User: what is the product of (0.5n ...
9/29/2016 3:39:09 PM| 3 Answers
Find a common denominator between the two fractions. 1/4 and 3/5
Weegy: The denominator of the fraction 1/8 is 8 User: Add the following fractions. 1/4 + 2/4 =
9/29/2016 6:30:44 AM| 2 Answers
What was primarily bought to be traded in the Americas when ships ...
Weegy: Slaves was primarily bought to be traded in the Americas when ships traded at West African ports. User: ...
9/29/2016 9:12:56 AM| 2 Answers
An example of an inorganic compound ...
Weegy: An example of an inorganic compound is water. User: ______ are organic compounds made of sugars or ...
9/29/2016 11:01:42 AM| 2 Answers
The use of alcohol, tobacco, and drugs can contribute to all of the ...
Weegy: The use of alcohol, tobacco, and drugs can not contribute to delayed labor.
9/29/2016 12:31:00 PM| 2 Answers
The maximum number of wolves that can survive in a particular forest ...
Weegy: The maximum number of wolves that can survive in a particular forest is 230. This number is called the carrying ...
9/29/2016 7:56:21 PM| 2 Answers
t Object]User: 7. TRUE OR FALSE: Someone who serves as a Director ...
Weegy: Someone who serves as a Director every day might not hold that title when deployed under an ICS structure. the ...
9/29/2016 8:09:18 PM| 2 Answers
Foods that contain all the essential amino acids are called:
Weegy: Complete proteins contain all nine essential amino acids. User: When the ______ to part of the brain is ...
9/29/2016 8:36:22 PM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
L
P
P
P
P
P
L
Points 1108 [Total 5180] Ratings 2 Comments 1088 Invitations 0 Offline
S
P
1
L
Points 841 [Total 1721] Ratings 9 Comments 751 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 223 [Total 517] Ratings 0 Comments 223 Invitations 0 Offline
S
L
P
Points 190 [Total 1302] Ratings 0 Comments 190 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 105 [Total 105] Ratings 0 Comments 105 Invitations 0 Offline
S
L
P
P
P
Points 90 [Total 3952] Ratings 0 Comments 90 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 72 [Total 72] Ratings 0 Comments 72 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 30 [Total 30] Ratings 3 Comments 0 Invitations 0 Offline
S
L
Points 25 [Total 4250] Ratings 1 Comments 15 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 11 [Total 11] Ratings 1 Comments 1 Invitations 0 Offline
* Excludes moderators and previous
winners (Include)
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | © Purple Inc.