Jackson Walker lawyers around Texas will be assisting the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press in advising journalists on issues they may face at polling places on November 6, 2018. Journalists could face an array of legal issues while covering this year’s midterm elections, including the right of journalists to conduct exit polls outside of polling places and the right to news gather in or near polling places.
With the Legislature convening in early 2019, it seems a good time to debate whether the lofty policy of the Public Information Act should extend to the operative provisions related to law enforcement, Paul Watler notes.
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