A New York trial court judge on Tuesday extended a ban blocking The New York Times from publishing legal documents and privileged materials from investigative journalism nonprofit Project Veritas.
At a nearly two-hour hearing in White Plains, Justice Charles Wood of the Westchester County Supreme Court extended his temporary ban, first imposed on Nov. 18, until at least Dec. 1.
The order covers memos written by a Project Veritas lawyer and obtained by The New York Times. It isn’t clear how the memos were obtained by the publication.
It comes after The NY Times recently published documents online that the paper said were from Project Veritas. The paper later took them down but a story describing them is still available on its website. Project Veritas lawyers say the documents were obtained improperly and their publication was not authorized by the group.
Complicating matters, Project Veritas is engaged …
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