Federal judge considers barring Newsday, News12 from showing legislator in cuffs

U.S. District Judge Arthur Spatt says it’s “especially troubling to me” that the pictures of Nassau County legislator Roger Corbin handcuffed were used after his arrest on tax charges when Newsday and News12 could have used other pictures taken during Corbin’s long political career. “Courts do not get [into] telling the media what to publish,” the news orgs’ lawyer told the judge.

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