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Nebraska Press Association v. Stuart
Citation:427 U.S. 539 (1976)
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Stuart (Respondent), a state judge, entered a restraining order against petitioners, who included several press associations, publishers, and individual reporters to prohibit them from reporting on a sensitive ongoing murder case. This was to avoid any potential prejudicial effect on the jury. The Nebraska Supreme Court modified the order to prohibit reporting of only three matters, including any confessions made by the defendant to law enforcement.
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