Free Speech and Online News in NH

BERKMAN CENTER FOR INTERNET & SOCIETY  |  New Hampshire Supreme Court Upholds Free Speech Rights for Online News Sites  |  May 06, 2010  |  “The New Hampshire Supreme Court today issued an important decision upholding the First Amendment rights of online publishers. Harvard Law School’s Cyberlaw Clinic submitted an amicus curiae brief last June on behalf of the Citizen Media Law Project and the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press in the case, The Mortgage Specialists, Inc. v. Implode-Explode Heavy Industries, Inc. The reasoning of today’s ruling mirrored arguments in the amicus brief, as the Court concluded that a lower court’s injunction preventing a website from posting a leaked document was an unlawful prior restraint on speech….”  [more]

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