Citizen journalist’s lawsuit heard by federal appeals court


              Priscilla Villarreal, an online journalist from Laredo, Texas, stands outside the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals building in New Orleans on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023, after the court heard arguments in her lawsuit, which says she was wrongfully arrested by Laredo and Webb County authorities in 2017 for seeking information from police. The criminal charge against her was dismissed by a Texas judge in 2018. (AP Photo/Kevin McGill)
            
              Priscilla Villarreal, an online journalist from Laredo, Texas, stands outside the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals building in New Orleans on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023, with her attorney, J.T. Morris, after the court heard arguments in Villarreal's lawsuit against Laredo and Webb County, Texas, authorities. Her suit says she was wrongfully arrested by Laredo and Webb County authorities in 2017 for seeking information from police. The criminal charge against her was dismissed by a Texas judge in 2018. (AP Photo/Kevin McGill)
Citizen journalist’s lawsuit heard by federal appeals court