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Monday, May 19, 2014

SCOTUSblog Denied Press Credentials

The ABA Journal has recently reported that SCOTUSblog is appealing a decision by the U.S. Senate Press Gallery refusing to grant press credentials to the blog and Lyle Denniston, it's journalist. The Standing Committee of the Senate Daily Press Gallery will hear the blog's appeal on May 23. According to the article, Tom Goldstein, the blog's founder, did not receive a list of reasons for the refusal, complicating the appeal. See SCOTUSblog's appeal letter for more details.We will follow this closely and post any updates.

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