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Virginia sued for restricting online access to court records (access required)

Where Courthouse News Service alleged it was denied access to an online database of civil court records because its staff members are not licensed attorneys, its First Amendment claim may proceed. There was a reasonable inference that the non-attorney access restriction is not narrowly tailored to preserve a significant governmental interest. Background Courthouse News Service, or CNS, ...