The case against the two Arizona newspaper executives has been dropped by the Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas. Thomas also announced that he was removing special prosecutor Dennis Wilenchik who had issued the subpoenas. The subpoenas smack of the same type of Nifong abuse that led that prosecutor to be punished and disbarred. The question is what beyond removing the prosecutor will occur in this case. The subpoenas were an outrageous abuse of power and attack on the free press. It does not appear, however, that further action is planned. For the full story, click here
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Free press is always under attack – even occasionally by proprietors. Think blogs are the last chance.
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