Media Law Prof Blog

Editor: Christine A. Corcos
Louisiana State Univ.

Friday, July 10, 2020

Michael Cohen Sent Back To Prison Over Refusal To Agree Not To Speak To Press Without Approval

The New York Times reports that federal law enforcement returned Michael Cohen to prison after he refused to agree not to publish a book or to speak to the press without prior approval from the Bureau of Prisons while serving his sentence. He objected because he said these conditions violated his right to free speech. Mr. Cohen had been released in May to serve the rest of his term in home confinement due to the pandemic. More here.

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