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Updated On
November 15, 2023
Date of Incident
April 4, 2023

Subpoena/Legal Order

Legal Orders →
  • subpoena for communications or work product
    • Apr. 4, 2023: Pending
    • Apr. 25, 2023: Objected to
    • May. 10, 2023: Upheld
    • May. 15, 2023: Objected to
    • May. 17, 2023: Ignored
    • May. 24, 2023: Objected to
    • Nov. 7, 2023: Upheld
    • Nov. 15, 2023: Carried out
Legal Order Target →
Institution
Legal Order Venue →
State

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Charged without arrest
Arresting Authority →
Superior Court of California
Charges →
  • Contempt of court
    • May. 24, 2023: Convicted
    • May. 24, 2023: Pending appeal
    • Nov. 7, 2023: Acquitted
Unnecessary use of force? →
No

Incident Details

Updated On
November 7, 2023
Date of Incident
September 12, 2020

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Charges →
Detention Date →
Release Date →
Unnecessary use of force? →
Yes

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Yes

Equipment Damage

Equipment Broken →

Incident Details

Updated On
November 6, 2023
Date of Incident
October 30, 2023

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Charged without arrest
Arresting Authority →
Calumet City Police Department
Charges →
Unnecessary use of force? →
No

Incident Details

Updated On
October 30, 2023
Date of Incident
October 27, 2023
Location
Atmore, Alabama

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
Escambia County Sheriff’s Office
Detention Date →
Release Date →
Unnecessary use of force? →
No

Prior Restraint

Status of Prior Restraint →
Pending
Mistakenly Released Materials? →
No

Incident Details

Updated On
October 30, 2023
Date of Incident
October 27, 2023
Location
Atmore, Alabama

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
Escambia County Sheriff’s Office
Detention Date →
Release Date →
Unnecessary use of force? →
No

Prior Restraint

Status of Prior Restraint →
Pending
Mistakenly Released Materials? →
No