Dean David Logan speaks to the ProJo's Ed Fitzpatrick on First Amendment implications of Justice Department secretly obtaining AP phone records.

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Dean David Logan speaks to the ProJo's Ed Fitzpatrick on First Amendment implications of Justice Department secretly obtaining AP phone records.

From the PROVIDENCE JOURNAL: "AP phone log seizure is echo of Nixon era" by Edward Fitzpatrick, Journal Political Columnist

AP phone records[...] Granted, there are distinctions between what’s happening now and what happened under President Nixon. “But still, it’s government power,” said David A. Logan, dean of the Roger Williams University School of Law. “And that is why you need a free press.”

[...] Logan, who has written and spoken about First Amendment issues, said, “It’s a troubling pattern for those who thought we’d have a fundamentally better civil liberties atmosphere than under the Bush administration. They’ve established a pattern of aggressively pursuing leaks.”

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