The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies: Reporters' Shield

The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies: Reporters' Shield

Speaking Engagement

A number of high profile court orders in the recent past have demanded reporters divulge confidential sources or face contempt charges.In response, both the House and the Senate have considered versions of a federal "reporters’ shield" law to supplement the common law privilege often extended to reporters to keep sources confidential.

Counsel Rachel Brand participated on this panel discussion presented by The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies coveringquestions about the role of the press.

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