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‘Catch and Release’: Cops, Media and the Supreme Court

Police have temporarily detained journalists at protests or blocked citizen reporters from videotaping an arrest on the grounds they refused to obey lawful orders. Despite a 2019 Supreme Court ruling upholding the practice, lower courts can still find remedies to protect First Amendment rights, says a forthcoming paper.

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Alaska Paper Wins Pulitzer for Exposé of Lax Rural Policing 

The series of articles led by Anchorage Daily News special projects editor Kyle Hopkins previously won this year’s Harry Frank Guggenheim Award for Excellence in Criminal Justice Reporting, administered by the Center on Media, Crime and Justice at John Jay College, publisher of The Crime Report.