June 11th, 2014 14:10 EST
Reporter Asked to Leave Courtroom Because of Sleeveless Blouse
"A reporter had to sport a winter jacket after she was barred from a Utah courthouse for wearing a sleeveless blouse.
It was Morgan Briesmaster`s first time at the Ogden`s 2nd District Court covering a new beat for the Standard Examiner, but a guard wouldn`t let her past security to cover a story because her seemingly professional blouse violated the dress code."
The New York Daily News
Unfortunately, the dateline for this article isn`t Iran or Saudi Arabia, but Utah.
A sleeveless blouse isn`t inappropriate attire on a hot 85 degree day; it`s not as if Briesmaster was wearing a halter top or a bikini top.
This was the court reporter`s first day at work, she had yet to learn that the sight of a woman`s bare arms can be a distraction to the lawyers and judge.
Briesmaster passed inspection when she returned to court covered in a winter parka. The security guard should be fired, I`m sure he will be able to find another job in Tehran.
Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/utah-reporter-barred-courthouse-wearing-tank-top-article-1.1821197#ixzz34M3FXsdA
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