Bad Precedent

Friday, September 01, 2006

Transcript

There’s been much debate in recent months about how journalists should handle illegally-leaked information, and whether they can be prosecuted for passing it on. Media lawyer Ted Boutrous is among those who think they shouldn’t, but tells Bob that if courts look to precedent, they may well decide otherwise. Boutrous tells Bob about the biggest legal threat to journalists we’ve never heard of.

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