The Good News: Sotomayor’s decision in U.S. v. Quattrone, gagging gag orders

By |2019-03-13T15:07:10-04:00June 3rd, 2009|Blog|

Evaluating where Sonia Sotomayor stands relative to the principles espoused by the First Amendment is frustrating task for two reasons.  First, Sotomayor has not authored that many opinions on free expression issues.  More importantly, those opinions she has drafted have been fact specific and have narrowly applied existing laws.  Her judicial style prohibits straying into “big picture” territory. That being [...]