CNN v White House

CNN has filed suit over Trump banning Acosta from the White House claiming they have a First Amendment right. Trump says CNN’s Jim Acosta is ‘bad for the country’ and was ‘very rude’ to a female intern during microphone clash as White House argues in court that ‘no journalist has a First Amendment right to enter’. Actually, it will be very interesting to see how the court rules on this. Under Braswell v US, the Supreme Court held that the 5th Amendment privilege does NOT apply to corporations. There is definitely a mix-match of how the Constitution applies to corporations. On the one hand, they must be afforded Due Process of Law. However, a corporation cannot be represented pro se, it must hire a lawyer. There really is no consistent application of the Constitution when it comes to corporations

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.