No 'Right To Be Forgotten' In 2nd Circ.

Law360, New York (February 10, 2015, 5:02 PM EST) -- The Second Circuit’s Jan. 28, 2015, decision in Martin v. Hearst Corporation[1] affirmed a news organization’s First Amendment right to report truthful information. In upholding the district court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of the media defendants, the court of appeals held that Connecticut’s Erasure Statute — which expunges the official record of a prior arrest — does not provide a basis for defamation or invasion of privacy claims against news outlets that accurately reported the plaintiff’s arrest and then refused to remove the reports...
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