HOUCHINS, SHERIFF OF THE COUNTY OF ALAMEDA, CALIFORNIA v. KQED, INC., et al. | The Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression

Case Overview

Legal Principle at Issue

Whether the news media have a constitutional right of access to a county jail, over and above that of other persons, to interview inmates and make sound recordings, films, and photographs for publication and broadcasting.

Action

Reversed and remanded. Petitioning party received a favorable disposition.

Cite this page