Justin Pulliam has been concerned with and involved in local government issues since he was a student at Texas A&M University. Because of this experience, he believes that all members of the public have a right to know what their local governments are doing. Justin also believes that holding local governments accountable for their actions—through informed voting and civil discourse—is crucial to ensuring that members of the public remain free to exercise their constitutional rights.
Arrested and prosecuted for his journalism, Justin is suing the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office to protect his First Amendment rights.
First Amendment | Immunity and Accountability
Arrested and Prosecuted for his Reporting, Citizen Journalist Defends His First Amendment Rights with Federal Lawsuit
Justin Pulliam, a citizen journalist in Texas, was arrested and prosecuted for his reporting on the activities of the Fort Bend County Sheriff. He is defending his First Amendment rights with a federal lawsuit.