Justices Boot Post-Gazette's Poll Access Appeal

Law360, New York (June 3, 2013, 1:35 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court declined Monday to hear the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's First Amendment challenge to a Pennsylvania law barring media and anyone not voting from being within 10 feet of polling places.

The high court denied the Post-Gazette's petition for writ of certiorari, defeating the newspaper's attempt to have the high court clarify the issue of access rights of the press by reviving its constitutional challenge to a section of the Pennsylvania Election Code.

The newspaper filed its petition on March 29, asking the Supreme Court...
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