Monday, July 16, 2007
Was a Judge Entitled to TV Blackout of City Council Testimony?
By ROGER M. GRACE
The Los Angeles Superior Court case of Willett v. City of Torrance, unnoticed except by a South Bay newspaper, appears to be headed for settlement, but meaty questions raised in connection with that litigation linger. Chief among them is how much secrecy a judge should be afforded when vindicating personal interests in public proceedings.Share