Reporters Can Keep Cellini Juror Notes After All: Judge

Law360, New York (December 14, 2011, 5:48 PM EST) -- In a quick turnaround, an Illinois federal judge ruled Wednesday that reporters from the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times do not need to turn over notes from any interviews conducted with a juror in the trial of real estate investor William Cellini.

U.S. District Judge James B. Zagel granted motions by the Sun-Times and the Tribune to quash subpoenas issued to the newspapers and three reporters by Cellini's attorneys, who are seeking a new trial for their client after a Nov. 11 Tribune story revealed that...
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