Jeffrey Pyle Discusses a Public Records Exemption Decision

May 1, 2019

Media and First Amendment Attorney Jeffrey Pyle spoke to The New Bedford Standard-Times about a recent public records request made by the paper regarding the identity of a police officer involved…


Jeffrey Pyle Comments on Gardner City Council’s Lag in Releasing Minutes

March 22, 2019

Jeffrey Pyle spoke to The Gardner News about the delay in the town’s posting of city council meeting minutes, with the last ones they posted dating from December 2017.  Pyle acknowledged…


The Boston Globe Appeals Court’s Finding in Public Records Case; NENPA Joins Amicus Brief

February 14, 2019

NENPA has joined an amicus brief backing The Boston Globe, filed December 21, 2018.  The primary amicus parties are the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and the editorial…


Jeffrey Pyle Speaks to about Secret State Police Union Rep Records

January 31, 2019

On January 30, 2019, the Massachusetts State Police denied a request by for the release of public records concerning the shift and overtime of State Police union representatives.  The…


Partner Jeffrey Pyle Successfully Argues for Unsealing of Purdue Pharma Complaint

January 30, 2019

On Monday, January 28, Judge Janet Sanders of the Suffolk Superior Court ruled that the entirety of a complaint against Purdue Pharma for allegedly sparking the opioid crisis must be released…


Jeffrey Pyle Speaks to Reuters About Juror Privacy in Chin Case

January 22, 2019

On January 18, 2019, the First Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a ruling from October 2017, in which a District Judge denied a motion to release to the public the…


Jeffrey Pyle Comments on Secrecy Surrounding Beverly School Security Budget in The Gloucester Daily Times

December 7, 2018

Media and First Amendment attorney Jeffrey Pyle commented on the city of Beverly’s refusal to provide further information about their $3.75 million plan to increase school security.  In The Gloucester Daily…


Jeff Pyle to Speak at IRE’s Boston Watchdog Workshop

October 16, 2018

Investigative Reporters and Editors, a nonprofit grassroots organization dedicated to protecting and improving the quality of investigative reporting, will hold their Boston Watchdog Workshop this weekend, October 20-21, at the…


Jeffrey Pyle Quoted in Boston Globe Article on Gaps in MA Payroll Disclosure

September 12, 2018

 Media and First Amendment attorney Jeffrey Pyle was quoted in a recent Boston Globe article on the state’s failure to disclose the names and payroll information of state employees.  The article reports on…


Jeffrey Pyle Quoted on State Trooper Legislation in The Boston Globe

May 25, 2018

Media and First Amendment partner Jeffrey Pyle was quoted in a recent Boston Globe article on pending legislation that would shield Massachusetts state troopers’ data from public view, potentially frustrating the ability…