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SC judge mulling House Speaker Bobby Harrell's investigation request

...hearings like the one that occurred Friday should be open to the public. The judge said he agreed with an argument from media attorney Jay Bender, who said only matters presented directly to the State Grand Jury need to be secret, not hearings over...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-21/sc-judge-mulling-house-speake
SC transportation commissioner criticizes meeting

...Spokesman Pete Poore says St. Onge is paying for the dinner at his home and no business will be conducted.Columbia media attorney Jay Bender says the gathering would violate the Freedom of Information Act unless the agency provides at least 24-hour...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/south-carolina-elections/
Tracking Perdue is costly prospect

...information seeker. And challenging the redactions in court could cost $5,000 to $10,000, depending on appeals, media attorneys say. The governor's schedule just isn't set up to be perused by the public or the media, said Mr. Perdue's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/27/met_542244.shtml
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Council vote might have violated law MOUNT PLEASANT --- A media attorney says the Mount Pleasant Town Council ran afoul of state law when the group held a vote after a session behind closed doors. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/11/15/met_152514.shtml
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Across South Carolina

...Social Security numbers and birthdays, he said Media attorney calls gag orders excessive GREENVILLE - Gag orders...a defendant's right to a fair trial, a Columbia media attorney says. There are other ways to make sure a defendant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/27/met_94174.shtml
Metro
Across Georgia

...A judge is considering whether to ease the restrictions on a gag order in the murder case against Barton Corbin. Media attorneys argued Monday that the order is too broad and said it should be limited only to lawyers and their associates involved...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/29/met_448779.shtml
Metro
Overtime

...released to the public after certain information is edited out. District Judge Terry Ruckriegle said he agreed with media attorneys that there was no reason to keep the material sealed after prosecutors dropped the charges in September because the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/29/oth_432826.shtml
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Overtime

...released to the public after certain information is edited out. District Judge Terry Ruckriegle said he agreed with media attorneys that there was no reason to keep the material sealed after prosecutors dropped the charges in September because the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/29/oth_432827.shtml
Other sports
Media urges court to OK publication of Bryant case transcripts

...First Amendment rights and that the court order did not amount to unconstitutional prior restraint of a free press. Media attorney Tom Kelley said none of those arguments has merit. A significant amount of information on topics covered in the closed-door...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/08/nba_421480.shtml
NBA
Michael Jackson case grand jury transcript will remain sealed

...SANTA MARIA, Calif. -- The judge in the Michael Jackson child molestation case rebuffed requests Friday from a news media attorney to unseal grand jury transcripts so the public can learn whether the singer is getting a fair trial. Judge Rodney...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/26/ent_420220.shtml
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