Obama Administration Actions Make Case For Federal Shield Law

May 2013
Moderate Voice;5/13/2013, p12
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The article focuses on the increased call for federal shield law in the U.S. due to seizure of telephone records from Associated Press (AP) by the Justice Department. The records include telephone calls from 20 phone lines made between April and May 2012. AP president and chief executive officer Gary Pruitt said the records could reveal communications with confidential sources. The government claimed the seizure is part of an investigation on a terror plot in an airplane bound for the U.S.


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