NJ Media Lose Bid To Overturn Ban On Polling Place Access

Law360, New York (October 23, 2012, 6:50 PM EDT) -- The New Jersey Press Association and individual newspapers on Tuesday failed to overcome a state ban on interviewing or photographing voters within 100 feet of polling places on Election Day when a federal judge rejected their request for a preliminary injunction.

U.S. District Judge Joel A. Pisano denied the injunctive relief sought by the plaintiffs during proceedings in Trenton federal court, rejecting the organizations' claim that the ban violates their rights under the U.S. and New Jersey constitutions and impermissibly restricts their ability to gather and...
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