Bloomberg Law
Oct. 22, 2021, 2:34 PMUpdated: Oct. 22, 2021, 3:22 PM

Barrett Behind Limited Access to Remarks Criticizing Press (1)

Kimberly Strawbridge Robinson
Kimberly Strawbridge Robinson

Justice Amy Coney Barrett requested limited access be given during her remarks at a September event at a University of Louisville center named in honor of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell at which she blamed media “hot takes” for the court’s declining public reputation.

“She does not want livestreaming or filming,” someone in her chambers whose name is redacted wrote in a June email to Gary Gregg, director of the McConnell Center while noting “the public talk is open to the press.”

The emails obtained by watchdog Fix the Court under a Freedom of Information Act request provide ...

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