Sunday, September 16, 2007

ABA/Criminal Justice Section Program

SUBPOENAING SOURCES: LESSONS FROM THE LIBBY CASE

Thursday, October 18, 2007

3:00 pm — 5:00 pm, with reception following

New York Marriott Financial Center 85 West Street, New York, NY

Program Chair:
Henry E. Hockeimer, Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP

U.S. v. Libby became a test for how far the government can and will go to subpoena journalists and their confidential sources. Will the use of such subpoenas expand? And how will the media and lawyers adjust to the post-Libby era? A prominent journalist and experienced attorneys from the defense, prosecution and corporate bar will explore these and other issues.

Panelists:
Kevin DiGregory, Assistant United States Attorney, Alexandria, VA
Max Frankel, Former Editor, The New York Times, New York, NY
Susan Weiner, Deputy General Counsel, NBC Universal, New York, NY
Reid Weingarten, Defense Counsel, Steptoe & Johnson, Washington, DC

Moderators:
Henry E. Hockeimer, Philadelphia, PA
Robert J. Ridge, Thorp Reed & Armstrong, LLP, Pittsburgh, PA

CLE Credit: Accreditation has been requested from all mandatory CLE states.

For more details see here.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/2007/09/subpoenaing-sou.html

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