PRISONER REVEALED CAUSES OF CORRUPTION
Los Angeles, CA.
first report following our jail interview with inmate
Richard I. Fine
,the entire one hour is expected to be released in April, with shortvideo reports released each week leading up to the final release
SHERIFF DROPS OPPOSITION TO INMATE INTERVIEW
On March 11, 2010 County
Sheriff Leroy Baca
reversed his longstanding opposition to an interview with judicial corruption fighter
Richard I Fine
who has been held in L.A. County Central Men
s Jailfor over a year, without a conviction, a jury trial, a release date oreven a hearing date.
s decision to let Full Disclosure NetworkProducers
T. J. Johnston
video record a one hourinterview with
in the jail came almost two months after
, the public interest legalorganizationfiled a lawsuit
in the U.S. California Central District
The complaint requested declaratory relief asking the court to holdthe Sheriff
s policy regarding media requests for inmate interviewsunlawful on the basis of violations of First Amendment Rights of thePress.
NEWS PROFESSIONALS ENDORSE LITIGATION
Within days of filing the lawsuit on behalf of the
the Board of Directors of the Los Angeles based Radio
Television News Association (RTNA) passed a resolution supportingthe litigation challening the Sheriff's exclusionary policy