Reporter Shield Laws

Witnesses testified about the Free Flow of Information Act of 2007. The act included procedures through which disclosure of confidential… read more

Witnesses testified about the Free Flow of Information Act of 2007. The act included procedures through which disclosure of confidential information from a journalist or a communication service provider may be compelled. They talked about proposals for federal shield laws, source confidentiality, recent investigations into reports activities and actions by government personnel, free speech concerns, and possible exceptions for national security cases. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Brand, Rachel L. Assistant Attorney General (Former) Department of Justice->Office of Legal Policy
  • Eliason, Randall D. Adjunct Lecturer George Washington University->Law School
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Reporter Shield Laws

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Program ID:
199098-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 15, 2007
Last Aired:
Jul 6, 2007

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  • Jun 15, 2007 | 12:35am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 15, 2007 | 9:39pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 06, 2007 | 5:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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