Thursday, September 8, 2022

Media access to trial records

ProPublica has this report on the U.S. Navy's refusal to release court-martial records in the USS Bonhomme Richard case. Excerpt:

ProPublica Deputy General Counsel Sarah Matthews said the news organization disagreed with [military judge Derek] Butler’s interpretation of the law and would next ask the top lawyer for the Department of Defense, Caroline Krass, to clarify what the law requires the services do.

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