Qualified Privilege May Not Block All Evidence

Stittleburg, Philip
August 2004
Fire Chief;Aug2004, Vol. 48 Issue 8, p32
Trade Publication
Reports on the false arrest, malicious prosecution and constitutional violations of firefighters who participated in the demonstration to protest the reduction of the fire department labor force at Ground Zero in New York City. Government argument regarding the observations of a reporter at a public event; Purpose of gathering information with the intent to disseminate to the public; Preservation of the confidentiality of journalists' sources.


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