Eugene Volokh Interviewed by Associated Press on Renewed Attention toward Pentagon Papers Ruling

Professor Eugene Volokh was interviewed by the Associated Press on how Oscar-nominated film, “The Post” has renewed attention toward the 1971 ruling in New York Times Co. v. United States, which supported the Times decision to publish the Pentagon Papers. “The decision powerfully reaffirms that even the most important government interests (such as national security) generally can’t justify suppressing factual reporting, and courts have repeatedly cited it for that proposition,” explained Volokh.

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