April 7, 2008 3:29PM

The Arrogance of Power

Federal prosecutor wants a federal judge to order citizens to stop talking to the media about a case. In extraordinary circumstances, a judge can order the attorneys in a particular case to stop talking to the media … but a censorship order to other people?! Even if the judge promptly rejects this request, we should all be troubled that this was even attempted. This prosecutor should be shown the door right away.

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