High Court Ruling: Paper's Satire Is Protected Speech

Dallas Observer | September 14, 2004
The Texas Supreme Court sided with the Dallas Observer and ruled that attorney Bruce Isaacks and judge Darlene Whitten are "big doodyheads." The two had sued the paper over a fake "news" story published in 1999.

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You might think that it was one of those thorny ethical conflicts. How would the Dallas Observer behave when its tough-talking former city columnist became mayor? Would we join her team? Be her pals? Suck up? Or would we keep...
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