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Thursday, February 1, 2007

Joshua Wolf Remains in Jail

Joshua Wolf, the California journalist who has refused to turn over video footage demanded by a federal grand jury in 2005, will remain in jail, possibly until the jury that subpoenaed him ends its work. Mr. Wolf had challenged the grand jury's subpoena, claiming a First Amendment privilege, but the 9th Circuit upheld a lower court ruling that neither federal case law nor the Constitution supported his position in this instance. Mr. Wolf's attorney continues to try to negotiate his release. Read more here.

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