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Can Sony Prevent the Media from Publishing Hacked Emails? Probably Not.

Sony Pictures Entertainment Lot Entrance

Sony is desperately trying to put a lid on the embarrassing emails that were hacked recently (though most of the damage has probably been done). Through its lawyers, the company sent a letter to various media outlets telling them they are not allowed to publish any of the documents or information, including emails, stolen in the hack. The entertainment giant is threatening lawsuits if the media

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RIGHT OF THE DAY: Free Legal Defense When Charged With Serious Crime

YOUR RIGHT OF THE DAY: If you are charged with a serious crime, and cannot afford an attorney, the government must provide you with a defense attorney free of charge. 1U.S. Constitution, 6th amendment; Gideon v. Wainwright, 372 U.S. 335 (1963); Argersinger v. Hamlin, 407 U.S. 25 (1972) More specifically, this means low-income people cannot be put in jail without being provided an attorney (usually a “public

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