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Isn't a 30-foot rule dividing the press from the public Unconstitutional?

(Photo by Craig F. Walker/ The Denver Post)

CBS cameraman Glenn McReynolds had a legitimate question: Why is the public allowed inside the federal courthouse when the media is barred?

Security guards told him something about a “30-foot rule” that is meant to separat

(Photo by Craig F. Walker/ The Denver Post)

(Photo by Craig F. Walker/ The Denver Post)


CBS cameraman Glenn McReynolds had a legitimate question: Why is the public allowed inside the federal courthouse when the media is barred?

Security guards told him something about a “30-foot rule” that is meant to separate reporters from people leaving the building.

When that didn’t make sense to him, three Protective Services officers arrived and placed him in handcuffs before walking him to a van outside and citing him for failing to obey a lawful order.

KCNC-CBS4 plans to fight the charge.

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