Associated Press: Anthony judge wants public records law changed

BY MIKE SCHNEIDER

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The judge in the Casey Anthony case has urged the
Florida Legislature to change the state’s laws to keep jurors’ names secret in
high-profile cases, especially when they might receive threats because of a
verdict.

Judge Belvin Perry wrote in an order that releasing the names of jurors
“makes a mockery” of Florida’s privacy law, . . . → Read More: Associated Press: Anthony judge wants public records law changed

St. Petersburg Times: Keep openness in court

EDITORIAL

As the adage goes, hard cases can make bad law. They also can result in closing public records that should not be kept secret. As the anger over the outcome of the Casey Anthony case fades, so should interest by state lawmakers in filing legislation to keep the names of jurors secret. Judges already have the . . . → Read More: St. Petersburg Times: Keep openness in court