Tish Kraft reports:
Against the advice of its own attorney, the Redding Record Searchlight, a Scripps newspaper, published the name of a 7-year-old boy who was near death when sheriff’s deputies rescued him from a week of torture, though it knew the boy’s name was confidential and should have been protected, the boy’s guardian at litem claims in Shasta County Court.
The defendants “acted with a conscious and willful disregard for the health and safety of the plaintiff and in direct contradiction to plaintiff’s counsel’s instructions, as well as instructions of their own counsel,” according to the complaint.
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Related: Complaint: Juan D.L. v. Scripps.