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Lawyer 2 Lawyer Internet Radio Takes Up The Pending Shield Law In Congress

The proposed federal Shield Law is pending in Congress.  Meanwhile, reporters have come under fire for protecting the privacy of their sources resulting in jail time and high fines. Please join me and my fellow Law.com blogger and co-host Bob Ambrogi as we explore the shield law with the experts.

Click on the link below to listen to Lucy Dalglish, Executive Director of the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, Geoffrey R. Stone, the Edward H. Levi Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago Law School and Attorney Joel Kurtzberg, partner at the firm, Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP.  We discuss the federal shield law pending in Congress, high-profile shield law cases involving reporters, states' efforts to enact their own shield laws, punishment given to those who protect their sources and the rights of journalists.

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Posted by J. Craig Williams on Thursday, April 17, 2008


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