Paul J. Cambria represents one of the key defendants in a trial over allegations that a classified advertising website called Backpage.com was used to facilitate prostitution and money-laundering.
There was no legal justification for a judge to violate the First Amendment rights of everyone in Western New York. He surely knows better, but he violated the Constitution and, with it, his oath of office. There should be a penalty, writes The News' Editorial Board.
Why should independent expenditures for political communications by corporate and other wealthy entities be protected under the First Amendmen…
New York State has a shield law in place, and while it is lacking in some areas, it does protect professional journalists from compulsory disclosure of confidential sources.
The justices supporting the 5-4 ruling may not have been consistent in their reasoning, but they made clear that they were going to have their way, regardless of the cost in New York lives.
Prosecutors accused Samuel Mara of making a death threat against the mayor in a Facebook video.
Are they kidding? What are the members of the East Aurora Village Board thinking in their ham-fisted effort to prevent a church from erecting …
By Maurice F. Baggiano
In June, the disciplinary records of police officers and firefighters were no longer permitted to be withheld from the public.
Whatever you drink during your socially distanced Fourth of July celebration today, raise a glass to the First Amendment. It makes us who we are.