The case of Sheppard v. Maxwell, 384 U.S. 333 (1966), stands for the principle that, in the interests of justice and due process, it is not possible to proceed in an environment where a defendant's right to a fair trial pursuant to the Sixth Amendment shall, in any way, be infringed upon. Extensive public reporting of the crime and the events, through the trial/appellate process, are key aspects of a free press. The Sixth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution provides that “in all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy ...

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