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Friday, September 30, 2005

Out of Jail, Judith Miller Appears Before Grand Jury--Was All This Necessary?

A New York Times story published today begins to reveal the extent to which missed communications may be responsible for the 85 days that reporter Judith Miller spent in a Virginia jail rather than testify before a federal grand jury regarding her discussions with Lewis Libby. According to the article, Libby believed that he had clearly told Miller's lawyers last year she had a waiver regarding their discussions; Miller seems not to have so understood. Read more here. Read the Times' statement concerning Miller's release here.

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