Tuesday, March 6, 2007
A British judge refused to grant an injunction requested by the attorney general over a "cash for honors" story that the Guardian wished to print. The paper's lawyers argued that the article was well-researched and in the public interest. The government alleged that such a story might damage an on-going investigation. Meanwhile, the prior injunction granted to the government over another story on the same topic that the BBC wished to run has been lifted. Here's more about the legal tussle over the injunction, and more about the "cash for honors" scandal.