A judge has denied The Boston Globe’s request for the names of the jurors in the case of Volodymyr Zhukovskyy, a truck driver who was acquitted of all charges for the deaths of seven motorcyclists in a head-on collision in New Hampshire in 2019. The newspaper argued that the list of jurors’ names and addresses is a court document and should therefore be available to the public. However, the judge refused the request, stating that the jury had already faced criticism from multiple sources, including the governor, and feared for their safety. He noted that New Hampshire protects an individual’s right to privacy even if the state also protects the public’s right of access to court records. The Globe has not yet decided whether to appeal the judge’s decision.

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