Browsing All posts tagged under »prior restraints«

Using BREDFELDT v. GREENE to Illustrate How Courts Frame Facts

March 8, 2018


This post quotes a judicial ruling, which is a public document. This is worthy of note for two reasons. Defendants may believe it’s unlawful to air and criticize rulings of the court, and plaintiffs may believe they aren’t accountable for their pleadings and testimony because rulings of the court are secret. Both beliefs are mistaken. […]

Another Instance of a Restraining Order against a Woman Petitioned by a Man She Allegedly Talked ABOUT

February 6, 2018


Traffic was directed to this site Friday from another one intriguingly called I followed the link. It led me to a 2016 complaint posted by Arizonan James Cukr, who says a woman has been making “false and untrue” statements about him “on every social media outlet available to her,” and that he’s sworn out […]

Can Anyone Publish and Criticize a Judicial Ruling (Including a Restraining Order)?

December 29, 2017


A judicial ruling, like a law, is among what the U.S. Copyright Office terms edicts of government, and edicts of government cannot be hushed. “If either statutes or decisions could be made private property, it would be in the power of an individual to shut out the light by which we guide our actions.” Wheaton […]

FABRY v. POWERS: An Injunction against a Woman That Underscores the Wastefulness and Absurdity of the Restraining Order Process, and Its Licensing of Civil Rights Violations by the Courts

May 12, 2016


Contents of this post were independently investigated by the writer. He alone is responsible for the post’s authorship. Here is a chart prepared by the “state administrative offices of the courts” in 2010 that puts the number of “general” and “limited” jurisdiction state courts in our country at about 30,000. Here is a single judge’s docket for this […]