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SOUTH COAST NEWSPAPERS, INC. v. SUPERIOR COURT (STEVEN D.), D036248

A juvenile trial court may not order media outlets to obscure the identities of criminal defendants where the media lawfully obtained truthful information about a matter of public significance and there was no finding that witnesses would be influenced by the images.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 12/21/2000
  • Published 12/21/2000

Judges

  • McDONALD, J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  •  Gray, Cary, Ware & Freidenrich, Guylyn R. Cummins and Nancy L. Stagg, San Diego, for Petitioners., Steven J. Carroll, Public Defender, and Jo Pastore, Deputy Public Defender, for Real Party in Interest Michael Rose., No appearance for Real Parties in Interest Steven DeBoer, Kevin Williams, Nicholas Fileccia, Adam Ketsdever, Jason Beever, Bradly Davidofsky and Morgan Manduley.

  • For Appellees:
  • No appearance for Respondent.
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