Subpoena to reporter quashed, Dow trial starts
Havre Daily News/Lindsay Brown
Havre attorney Chris Young makes a point during a hearing in Havre City Court this morning. At the end of the hearing, Judge Audrey Barger ruled that Havre Daily News reporter Zach White did not have to testify in the trial of Havre City Council member Rick Dow, accused of illegally using or holding a cellphone while driving.
The Havre Daily News had a day in court this morning, with a local judge ruling a reporter was protected from being forced to testify in a trial.
"The press truly, I believe, is protected, " Hill County Justice of the Peace Au...
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