When a Kansas Judge Allowed the Police to Raid a Newspaper’s Offices

From a New York Times guest essay by Gregory P. Magarian headlined “The Revealing Case of a Kansas Judge and a Search Warrant”:

Small-town newspapers are vanishing from the American landscape, crushed by economic pressures from online media and corporate consolidation. In some cases, governments have piled on, seeking to sink or undermine the papers that remain. Those papers should be able to rely on courts to protect them from government abuses. Too often, however, courts fail to do their job.