Alabama Blogger Roger Shuler Jailed for Writing About Ex-Governor’s Son

Roger Shuler was recently jailed at the tail end of a fairly protracted battle against the Alabama political establishment. The story goes like this: Shuler writes a blog about political stuff. He apparently found out through undisclosed sources that Rob Riley, son of Bob Riley—former Republican governor of Alabama, had an affair. Shuler mentions it on his blog a few times. Rob Riley sues Shuler for defamation and gets a court to serve a restraining order that requires Shuler to stop writing Read more […]