Judge Haggerty Advising Against Public Statements During the Clay Shaw Trial
Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Department of State
Date Issued: 1967-03-27
Subjects: Haggerty, Edward A. Jr., 1913-1990 | Shaw, Clay LaVerne, 1913- 1974 | Garrison, Earling Carothers "Jim," 1921- 1992 | Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 | Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 -- Assassination | FREEDOM OF THE PRESS
- Haggerty, Edward Speaker
Judge Edward Haggerty advising the prosecutor, his staff, and the defense counsel to refrain from public statements regarding the defendant's guilt or innocence and the evidence for or against him. The man states that freedom of the press is not absolute. It implies responsibility. He states that part of their obligation is see to it that the right to a fair trial is accorded its proper place in society.