The New York Times pushed back against restrictions in FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried’s criminal trial that would limit participants’ ability to speak to the press, reports Andre Beganski of Decrypt.
Beganski repors, “In a letter addressed to U.S. District Court Judge Lewis Kaplan, the newspaper advocated for the public’s right to know about a scandal that’s ‘stripped billions of dollars from the economy and harmed innumerable members of the public.’
“The newspaper cited the First Amendment and how it protects news organizations’ right to receive information. It also leaned on criminal rules that say restraints on non-lawyers ability to speak to the press are justified only in limited circumstances.”
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