The Associated Press and the Hattiesburg American newspaper agreed Tuesday to end litigation against the U.S. Marshals Service. The media outlets had sued after a deputy marshal ordered reporters to erase recordings of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's speech at a Hattiesburg, Miss., high school. "The acknowledgment of wrongdoing and assurance that we will not have a repeat of such an incident were the goals of this litigation, and those goals have been met," an AP lawyer said.
Media Outlets Agree to End Suit Over Erasure of Scalia Speech
The Associated Press
September 29, 2004