AG Letitia James Calls on Courts to Protect Journalists

By Robert Gavin

The Albany Times Union quoted Immediate Past President Miller on the term “enemy of the people.” (may require subscription)

State Attorney General Letitia James called on the judicial system to protect journalists, citing “rhetoric coming from the federal government.”

“I reject the characterization that the media is the enemy of the people,” James said at Wednesday’s Law Day ceremony at the state Court of Appeals, using a phrase employed regularly by President Donald J. Trump to respond to negative coverage of his administration.

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