Judge reverses decision to restrict media in reporting on confession in child’s attack at Best Buy

Rod Sullivan, professor at the Florida Coastal School of Law, had said it’s the responsibility of Duval County Clerk of Courts Ronnie Fussell’s office to ensure the documents are redacted, not the responsibility of the media to withhold information.

“When something happens like this, you can’t just say, ‘Oh, well,’ ” Fussell said. He said he has warned the deputy clerk responsible, and “it’ll be in the forefront of everyone’s mind going forward.”

Read more at Jacksonville.com: http://jacksonville.com/news/crime/2013-09-11/story/judge-reverses-decision-restrict-media-reporting-confession-childs#ixzz2egTrxJwu