Injunction Blocking N.Y. Times from Writing About Project Veritas’ Attorney-Client Privileged Communications


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|The Volokh Conspiracy


About a year ago, Project Veritas (which specializes in videos from a conservative perspective based on hidden-camera interviews) sued the New York Times for libel. The case is going forward, based on (among other things) the Times’ claims that Project Veritas’s videos were “deceptive” in substance. (One could separately argue that newsgathering using hidden cameras and microphones is itself inherently deceptive, though of course that’s an argument that could take place with regard to such tactics used by mainstream media organizations as well.)

Then, last month, the Times published an…

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