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The Case of the Misleading Wired Headline: The Importance of Legal Reporting Getting It Right

by Matthew L. Schafer Understandably, most people are not acquainted with ins and outs of our legal system except for the most basic concepts.  For that reason, legal reporting, like other types of specialized reporting, must be undertaken carefully with … Continue reading

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Press and Precedent: Media Coverage of the Supreme Court’s GPS Case

by Matthew L. Schafer On January 23, 2012, the Supreme Court addressed for the first time whether the attaching of a GPS device to a citizen’s car and its subsequent use constituted a search.  The Court held that it did. “We … Continue reading

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Stewart Gets Serious, Makes the Case for Sanity

by Matthew L. Schafer Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert welcomed thousands to the National Mall this afternoon. While the fake-news hosts dubbed the event “Rally to Restore Sanity,” Stewart’s final speech was a recognition that sanity, while leaving Washington and … Continue reading

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