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Criminal Law Issues Media Lawyers Need to Know

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Felony charges are filed against reporters covering a presidential inauguration protest. The Attorney General says he’s “not sure” whether he can “put reporters in jail for doing their job.” News organizations install encrypted channels to encourage government employees to leak classified data. Are you prepared for when your client calls with an issue that puts the newsroom – or a trusted source – in the crosshairs of the law?

The MLRC Next Generation Committee's webinar discusses criminal law issues that media lawyers should be prepared to field, from wiretap and trespass laws to the Espionage Act and grand jury subpoenas.

 
 
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