Lawyers argue with Colorado Supreme Court

Updated: July 7, 2004, 10:42 PM ET
Associated Press

DENVER -- The media asked the Colorado Supreme Court on Wednesday to clear the way for publication of closed-door hearing details in the Kobe Bryant sexual assault case, saying fair trial and privacy rights don't trump the First Amendment.

The court fight involves transcripts from a two-day hearing that were accidentally e-mailed by a court reporter to seven news organizations, including The Associated Press.

District Judge Terry Ruckriegle has threatened a contempt citation ...

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