Colorado judge strikes down order preventing CBS4 from publishing

March 1, 2019
A Jefferson County, Colorado, sheriff and county attorney obtained an order prohibiting local CBS station, CBS4, from publishing a story on the grounds that an affidavit used in the report should not have been released. A Jefferson County District Court Judge struck the order down on Jan. 27, finding it an unconstitutional case of prior restraint. According to its own report, CBS4 requested a court file in the case of a sheriff’s deputy that had been charged for an alleged …