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Criminal Law Committee

The Criminal Law Committee addresses the growing intersections between criminal and media law, including anything from protecting journalists and sources from criminal liability to dealing with search warrants and government subpoenas.

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Espionage Act Prosecutions Against the Press

A collection of resources discussing the legislative history and statutory interpretation of the Espionage Act, assorted First Amendment issues implicated in a prosecution of the press, particular defenses under criminal law, the history of the publication of government secrets in the United States, the historical application of the Act, and more.