No. 14088.

648 P.2d 300 (1982)

98 N.M. 261

STATE, ex rel. NEW MEXICO PRESS ASSOCIATION and New Mexico Broadcasters Association, Petitioners, v. Hon. Bruce E. KAUFMAN, District Judge, Respondent.

Supreme Court of New Mexico.

Rehearing Denied July 8, 1982.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Hal Simmons, Albuquerque, for petitioners.

Jeff Bingaman, Atty. Gen., Ralph Muxlow, Asst. Atty. Gen., Charles Baldonado, Chief Sp. Prosecutor, Santa Fe, for respondent.

Martha A. Daly, Santa Fe, for amicus curiae New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Assn.

Johnson & Lanphere, Michael A. Gross, Albuquerque, for amicus curiae Journal Pub. Co.


EASLEY, Chief Justice.

Prior to trial in this penitentiary riot-related murder case, Chapman moved to limit media coverage. The State made no objection. Without notice to the media and without their participation in the hearing on the motion, Judge Kaufman ordered limitations on press coverage.

The New Mexico Press Association and the New Mexico Broadcasters Association (Media) intervened by petitioning this Court to prohibit the restraint...

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