In re Madden

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In re Madden
by the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Syllabus
151 F.3d 125 (3d Cir. 1998), is a decision from the Third Circuit Court of Appeals that established the Madden test, a test used to determine whether an individual is a journalist with standing to claim journalist's privilege.
    

151 F.3d 125

IN RE: MARK MADDEN; TITAN SPORTS, INC., A Delaware Corporation

v.

TURNER BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.; WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP WRESTLING, INC.; ERIC BISCHOFF; TITAN SPORTS, INC., Appellant

No. 97-3267

United States Court of Appeals,
Third Circuit.


December 9, 1997, Argued

July 21, 1998, Filed

As Amended August 6, 1998.


On Appeal from the United States District Court For the Western District of Pennsylvania. (D.C. Civil No. 96-MC-00681).

Reversed and remanded.

Robert L. Byer, Esq. (Argued), Jerry S. McDevitt, Esq., Paul K. Stockman, Esq., Kristen M. Del Sole, Esq., Kirkpatrick and Lockhart, 1500 Oliver Building, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222, Counsel for Appellant.

David Dunn, Esq., John H. Pope, Esq. (Argued), Davis, Scott, Weber & Edwards, 100 Park Avenue - 32nd Floor, New York, New York 10017, Counsel for Appellees.

Before: NYGAARD, ALITO and LAY,[1] Circuit Judges.

Footnotes[edit]

  1. The Honorable Donald P. Lay, Senior United States Circuit Judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, sitting by designation.
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