Lawyers for media organizations have filed more arguments as they seek access to a list of unindicted co-conspirators in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case.
The filing with the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Friday repeats the claim that an unidentified person trying to stop publication of the list doesn’t have solid legal footing.
The person known as John Doe says he will be branded a criminal without a chance to clear his name.
The court will hear oral arguments June 6.
The media organizations, including The Associated Press, argue the list is part of supporting documents to an indictment and thus should be publicly accessible.
Two former allies of Gov. Chris Christie were indicted for allegedly creating traffic jams for political revenge against a local mayor.