Tag Archives: transparency

Ongoing Issues with Judicial Transparency, the Fourth Amendment, and Lengthy Pre-trial Detention — LEGAL REALITY CHECK — by Todd Macfarlane

  The Oregon Standoff cases test the bounds of a number of issues from judicial transparency to Fourth Amendment protections, and lengthy pre-trial detentions. As previously mentioned, the Internet, including…

Are the Federal Courts Trampling the First Amendment in the Bundy Cases?

    Maggie McLetchie, the lawyer representing the Las Vegas Review-Journal and other news media filed court papers Monday accusing the government of trying to “stifle” free speech in the…

A Case in Point Regarding Judicial Transparency (among other things) — Legal Reality Check — by Todd Macfarlane

    OPB recently broke a story about unique developments in the Bundy/Malheur Refuge case that provide several perfect examples of the kind of lack of transparency that I’ve been…

Legal Reality Check — It’s High Time the Court System Takes a Serious Look at Transparency — by Todd Macfarlane

This is one of those issues that should quickly become self-evident. Our legal system goes by a number of different names. Some call it the “Justice System.” Others call it…