Lawyers for the man charged with killing 12 people in a Colorado movie theater asked the U.S. Supreme Court to require a Fox News reporter to identify her sources for a story about the defendant.
Lawyers for the man accused of killing 12 people at a Colorado movie theater say they’ll ask the U.S. Supreme Court to require a Fox News reporter to reveal the confidential sources she used in a story about defendant James Holmes.
Colorado lawmakers rejected a proposal to increase legal protections for reporters and their sources in Colorado after a New York reporter was pressured to divulge sources in the theater shooting case.
A bill to increase legal protections for reporters and their sources in Colorado is up for an initial vote.
Colorado theater shooting defendant James Holmes will return to court in late January for a hearing on prosecutors’ request that he undergo additional psychiatric examination.
A Fox News reporter is protected by New York law from being forced to reveal her sources for a story about the suspect in the mass shooting that left 12 people dead in a suburban Denver movie theater last year.
The judge in the Colorado theater shootings has rebuffed a request by the defense to further limit public access to documents in the case.
New York’s highest court is considering whether state law protects a Fox News reporter from having to reveal the names of her sources for a story about James Holmes.
Both sides in the Colorado theater shootings case are objecting to a request by Fox News reporter Jana Winter to delay a September hearing on a story she wrote about defendant James Holmes.
An attorney for New York reporter Jana Winter has asked her state’s highest court to reject a Colorado subpoena seeking to identify her sources for a story about theater shooting suspect James Holmes.