Tag: Casey Anthony

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…
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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…
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