Two attorneys associated with the First Amendment Coalition of Arizona said a state court judge went beyond the scope of her authority in ordering journalism students to delete audio recordings they made of court proceedings during a March sentencing hearing, the Arizona Capitol Times reported April 3.

Read Isaac Windes’ story in the Arizona Capitol Times.

Daniel C. Barr, esq., partner in the Phoenix law firm of Perkins Coie, L.L.P.

David Bodney, partner, Ballard Spahr LLC, Phoenix