Pennsylvania Physician Argues 1st Amendment Standing To Challenge Trade Secrets Act

Mealey's (June 16, 2015, 2:45 PM EDT) -- SCRANTON, Pa. — The Pennsylvania physician suing the state attorney general and secretary of the Department of Environmental Protection in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania for relief from statutory restrictions on his ability to discover the chemicals in proprietary hydraulic fracturing fluids used in natural gas extraction he alleges violate his civil rights under the First and 14th amendments to the U.S. Constitution and expose him to professional disciplinary action by the American Medical Association filed a brief April 30, 2014l opposing motions to dismiss on the grounds he lacks standing (Dr. Alfonso Rodriguez, M.D., v. Michael L. Krancer, et al., No. 12-1458, M.D. Pa.)....

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