gag order


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gag order

A court order prohibiting public reporting of or commentary on a current judicial case by the media or members of the press. Unfortunately, due to a gag order, we can't provide any more details about the murder trial until it is finished.
See also: gag, order
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Those letters are often accompanied by gag orders that prevent companies from disclosing the information requests to their customers for a certain period of time-often indefinitely.
Given the pending cases in the courts, this press statement of the PCC is in violation of the gag order issued by the Court of Appeals.
On 30 April Judge Ahmed Abdel Maged issued a gag order on the 25 April protesters case, the first case of its kind to receive such an order.
Cumhuriyet, BirgE-n and Evrensel announced on Thursday that they will not abide by the gag order.
The gag order comes after a controversy in the Congress when a group of AICC secretaries urged senior leaders not to air views in the media.
Meanwhile, the prosecutor handling the case wrote in response to Arnold's court filing that he had no objection to the gag order.
Police had previously issued a gag order against Bkeirat banning him from talking to local or foreign media about the situation in Jerusalem, particularly Israeli digs under the Old City of Jerusalem and al-Aqsa Mosque, Islam's third holiest site.
The gag order prohibits any publishing, through print, audio, video and online media, based on the requirements of discretion and commitment to the principle of confidential investigation.
Based on the requirements for discretion in order to reach facts and in line with Bahrain's public order, Dr Ali Al Buainain, the public prosecutor, has issued a gag order on publishing, through print, audio, video and online media, news or details on the case of the terror network," a public prosecution source said.
First, the issuing authority should be permitted to issue a temporary gag order that will expire unless the issuer goes to court and seeks judicial authorization.
We argue a gag order is a prior restraint on speech because it's the government telling you, 'You can't say this,'" said Michael Seplow, an attorney who specializes in First Amendment and civil rights cases.
The timing of the survey's start and early dismissal, and the [Department of Homeland Security] gag order .
But the announcement came weeks after the complaint was filed, because the case itself was subject to the sort of gag order that prevents those served with national security letters from talking about them.
Silverstein, who earlier had been banned from the trial for violating a judge's gag order by speaking to reporters, issued a statement through his spokesman.