Jeffrey J. Pyle Quoted in Enterprise News on Open Meeting Law

IN THE PRESS · August 22, 2016

In an apparent violation of the state’s open meeting law, the head of the Brockton Conservation Commission ordered The Enterprise newspaper to stop recording a meeting when the discussion turned to the controversial removal of a homeless camp.

Prince Lobel’s media and First Amendment attorney Jeffrey Pyle stated: “The state’s Open Meeting Law gives the press and members of the public the right to video tape the public portions of meetings. What I’m chiefly concerned about here is there is not only the Open Meeting Law, which gives the public the right to video tape, but there’s also the First Amendment, which provides protection for news gathering.”

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