From the Legal Hotline (877-NEWS-LAW)

Compensation records, FDLE inquiries, criminal information and more in today’s Legal Hotline Recap

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Press rights at a protest

In an effort to help journalists understand their rights at protests and avoid arrest when reporting on these events, in 2018, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press created a guide that summarizes the legal landscape and provides strategies and tools to help journalists avoid incidents with police and navigate them successfully should they arise.

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From the Legal Hotline (877-NEWS-LAW)

Public record issues, medics arrested and more in today’s Legal Hotline recap

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From the Legal Hotline (877-NEWS-LAW)

Public records, marriage legal notices and more in today’s Legal Hotline recap.

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New FHP press release policy for crashes reduces transparency

We are hearing concerns from members about a new Florida Highway Patrol policy where the agency says it will no longer (more…)


From the Legal Hotline (877-NEWS-LAW)

Marsy’s Law, reselling photos and more in today’s Legal Hotline recap. (more…)


From the Legal Hotline (877-NEWS-LAW)

Medical marijuana advertising, labeling inserts and more in today’s Legal Hotline recap. (more…)


Senators send bipartisan letter urging support for local media outlets amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Today a bipartisan letter was sent from four influential U.S. Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA), John Kennedy (R-LA), (more…)


Latest news on COVID-19 issues affecting Florida newspapers

A summary of updates on the CARES Act, open government, shutdown orders and more. (more…)


The danger of suspending publication during the COVID-19 crisis

The town of Glastonbury, Connecticut announced last week it would begin publishing public notices on its website (more…)