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WA Supreme Court - Petition for Review

Court of Appeals affirmation conflicted with established precedent and raised significant questions about antiharassment orders and constitutionally
protected publications.

Decision
Washington Supreme Court
Thursday, 30 March 2006

This case concerns a veteran British journalist jailed in Seattle, Washington State, for publishing exposé on an EU web site. Seattle judges provoked a worldwide outrage which raised significant questions about rights to free speech and
misuse of antiharassment orders for prior restraint.

Amicus Curiae
American Civil Liberties Union, Seattle.
American Society of Authors and Editors, New York.
International Federation of Journalists, Brussels.
National Union of Journalists, London.
Seattle Weekly, Seattle.

Updated 26 February 2011 00:20 GMT

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