Links to Professional Resources
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This article provides a basic overview of shield law for budding journalists.
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This is a detailed position paper on reporter’s privilege. It highlights and considers the interaction of court rulings such as Branzburg v. Hayes with federal rule and state law. The piece is co-authored by a subcommittee of the Committee on Communications and Media Law.
This page on the FAC website offers numerous articles about the unsuccessful attempts in 2009 and 2010 to adopt a federal shield law.
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This entry provides an overview of shield laws and contains links to relevant news stories regarding shield laws.
This website provides a list of state shield laws and details regarding key cases in each state.
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