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Re: your opinion on an ethical issue

I am far from being an expert on leagl issues, but I
was thinking that maybe a claim of mental duress?

> What would the legal claim be?  The Supreme Court
> has ruled that disclosure
> of information obtained from public records or
> proceedings is protected by
> the First Amendment.  One case involved the
> disclosure of a rape victims
> name by a Florida newspaper even though state law
> outlawed release of the
> information, a disclosure that IMHO is more
> egregious than this case.
> Though the Globe is open to criticism for their
> questionable editorial
> decision, the First Amendment protects them from any
> legal consequences.
> -- Dan Billings, Bowdoinham, Maine

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