After Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Case, New York Times Reporter Could Go to Jail

By: Monday June 2, 2014 4:10 pm

The United States Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal from New York Times reporter James Risen, who has fought to protect his confidential sources as President Barack Obama’s administration insists on forcing him to testify in a leak prosecution.

 

Obama Administration Remains Committed to Forcing Reporter to Testify Against His Source

By: Tuesday August 27, 2013 5:00 pm

In a filing to a federal appeals court, the Justice Department argues that a reporter for the New York Times has no constitutional right to a reporter’s privilege in a case involving a leak allegedly committed by a former CIA officer.

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