by Mike Masnick
Fri, Aug 20th 2010 4:14pm
We recently wrote about the LA Times being barred by a judge from publishing a photo of murder suspect Alberd Tersargyan that was taken -- with permission -- in the courtroom. As pretty much every legal expert who commented on the case noted, there was almost no way the judge's ban would hold up under a First Amendment review, as it was clear prior restraint. And, indeed, it didn't take long for an appeals court to overturn the ruling and note that it was, indeed, prior restraint. The First Amendment wins again...
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