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This area of lawforwa provides answers to questions about law and government most commonly asked by media professionals.

Cameras in the Courtroom: Judge William Downing recently commented on a new rule regarding media presence during trials in .

The Rights of the Media

What happens when the rights granted to the media by the First Amendment conflict with other Constitutional rights? Explore some of lawforwa's resources on this issue:

  • Washington's has worked since 1963 to address the tension between the Constitutional values of "free press" and "fair trial".
  • An from Cornell University's Legal Information Institute.