Press Room

Press Room

Welcome to FAC’s Press Room

On this page you’ll find contact information, images of the FAC Logo and Executive Director Peter Scheer, and links to FAC in the news.

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First Amendment Coalition

534 Fourth Street, Ste. B

San Rafael, CA  94901

 415-460-5060

Peter Scheer, Executive Director
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Peter Scheer

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Huffington Post

Journalists Using Snowden’s Documents Are Protected by the First Huffington Post

October 22, 2013/  Peter Scheer, a lawyer and journalist, is executive director of the First Amendment Coalition. The views expressed here are his alone; they do not necessarily 

The Press Enterprise

Privacy laws often shield details of officer-involved death

Press-Enterprise-Oct 17, 2013.. rights and privacy of law enforcement, said Peter Scheer, executive director of the First Amendment Coalition, of which The Press-Enterprise …

MORENO VALLEY: Naming of councilman may have violated law …

Press-Enterprise-Sep 27, 2013

On Friday, First Amendment legal expert Fred Woocher, former special… it with a third, that could be considered a meeting, Scheer said.

National Media

 Have Tea Party Activists in Congress Made Securities Trades From …

Huffington Post-by Peter Scheer-Oct 16, 2013

Peter Scheer, a lawyer and journalist, is executive director of the FirstAmendment Coalition. The opinions stated here do not necessarily reflect …

Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard-by Mark Coddington-Oct 11, 2013
… integrating ads, and Lauria on its over-reliance on ads in the first place….. a whole, and the First Amendment Coalition’s Peter Scheer argued …

Few Media Outlets Have the Power to Alter the Facts of the Stories …

Huffington Post-by Peter Scheer-Oct 7, 2013Peter Scheer, a lawyer and journalist, is executive director of the First AmendmentCoalition. The views expressed here are his alone; they do …

KPBS

 Media Maze Complicates Enforcement Of California Political Ad Rules

KPBS-Oct 4, 2013
Peter Scheer, executive director of the First Amendment Coalition, summarized the issue. “The problem is news advertising is not just a …

San Francisco Chronicle

 Judge’s gag order called unconstitutional

San Francisco Chronicle-Sep 30, 2013
Such a prohibition violates freedom of speech and the press, said Peter Scheer, a lawyer and executive director of the First Amendment …
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