Wikileaks,the Espionage Act, and the Constitution

Constitutional law and national security scholars testified on the constitutionality of prosecuting Wikileaks founder Julian Assange under… read more

Constitutional law and national security scholars testified on the constitutionality of prosecuting Wikileaks founder Julian Assange under the 1917 Espionage Act. Among the topics addressed were the nature of journalism, the extent of constitutional protections of the press in protecting the divulgence of classified information, and the amount of information that is categorized as classified. close

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Wikileaks,the Espionage Act, and the Constitution

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297115-1
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House Committee
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House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 16, 2010
Last Aired:
Dec 19, 2010

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  • Dec 16, 2010 | 10:06am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 16, 2010 | 3:36pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 16, 2010 | 11:04pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 17, 2010 | 4:07am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 19, 2010 | 1:25pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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