"The law has many legitimate applications,” Judge Damon R. Leichty stated. "Any effect on speech is minimal and incidental only."
The Florida Supreme Court rejected an effort by the state’s largest police union to prevent the disclosure of the names of officers involved in shootings.
Support independent journalism on whistleblowers, secrecy, and press freedom-related issues. Become a subscriber of The Dissenter. Joan Meyer, the 98-year-old co-owner of the Marion County Record in Kansas, had worked at the newspaper for over 50 years. She died after the newspaper was targeted in illegal police raids on August
Support independent journalism on whistleblowers, secrecy, and press freedom-related issues. Become a subscriber of The Dissenter. A police department in Virginia has twisted the state’s freedom of information law to try and block the names of officers from being shared with OpenOversightVA, a group of volunteer researchers who maintain
This article was funded by paid subscribers of The Dissenter Newsletter. Become a monthly paid subscriber to help us publish more articles from guest contributors. Forest defenders in Atlanta opposing the construction of a “Cop City” deserve the same protections that many believe should be extended to whistleblowers. However, activists