The Cyberlaw Clinic at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society provides high-quality, pro-bono legal services to individuals, small start-ups, non-profit groups, and government entities regarding cutting-edge issues of the Internet, new technology, and intellectual property. They recently served as co-counsel on cases arguing for the right to stream and archive court proceedings.
“In an important victory for freedom of speech, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court issued a decision today in two related cases, Commonwealth v. Barnes and Commonwealth v. Diorio. The cases concerned WBUR’s OpenCourt project, and the Court’s decision follows a long line of precedent in holding that courts generally may not restrain media organizations or others that attend public court proceedings from reporting on those proceedings. The Cyberlaw Clinic had the privilege to serve as co-counsel to OpenCourt in both cases…”
Continue reading about the cases and their implications on the Cyberlaw Clinic blog.