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Bloggers Get First Amendment Protection In Federal Court Ruling

Bloggers Get First Amendment Protection In Federal Court Ruling

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals today bridged the divide between traditional journalists and bloggers, during a defamation lawsuit. The lawsuit was brought by an Oregon bankruptcy trustee in 2011 against blogger Crystal Cox for blogging that the court-appointed trustee criminally mishandled a bankruptcy case. Two years ago Cox was denied First Amendment protection, which […]