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.
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Stavrou, whom the university sued for defamation, was due to appear in court on Tuesday to argue against the gag order.
Facebook unsuccessfully challenged the gag order in Superior court before taking it to the Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C, where a panel of three judges will hear the case.
17, 2017, a gag order was issued on the request of PLDT, which worried the PCC's views would turn the tide of public opinion against the telcos.
Earlier this year, on 21 March, judge Hesham Abdel Meguid issued a gag order on the reopened " NGOs' foreign funding" case from 2011.
The HDP co-chair also claimed if there had been the slightest possibility that the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) was involved in the Ankara attack, no gag order would be imposed on the investigation and on the contrary, the media would be forced to report on it.
It's not clear whether the gag order may bar Olson from even discussing the gag order.
1269841269841 SC also issues gag order on parties in WPS kalikasan case.
The gag order was issued by the court last April 19, 2016 - at the height of the campaign period for the 2016 Presidential Elections - to stop former Transportation and Interior Secretary and then-presidential candidate Mar Roxas II from talking about the case.
8 court filing opposing the gag order, after Jackson on Feb.
Jackson imposed the gag order Friday, telling Stone that he could not make statements to the media about his case near the federal courthouse in Washington but imposing no other restrictions on his ability to make public comments.
District Judge Amy Berman Jackson said during a hearing in Washington she is considering a gag order for both Stone and the prosecution, citing a number of "extrajudicial statements by the defendant" and noting that "this is a criminal proceeding and not a public relations campaign."
The High Court threw out Najib's gag order application last Friday after deciding it was unsustainable, but the former prime minister's lawyer filed an appeal with the appellate court yesterday.
MAJOR SCANDALAny person who was mentioning the scandal, whether on social media or other platforms, automatically became a candidate for this blanket gag order. In my case, it didnt even occur to them that I am a lawyer and I am representing a key witness in the matter, Mr Mboya said.
A defiant Abdullahi noted no gag order prevented him from commenting on anything said in court.