Jeffrey Sterling

New York Times reporter James Risen participates in a news conference. (Credit: Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images)

U.S. to Seek Limited Info from Journalist in CIA Leak Case

A New York Times reporter will be subpoenaed to answer questions ahead of an upcoming trial of a former CIA officer accused of leaking classified information, though a Tuesday hearing indicated there is much confusion about what the journalist may be asked to reveal.


U.S. Supreme Court members pose for photographs in 2010. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Rejects New York Times Reporter’s Appeal To Protect Source

A reporter who has been ordered to testify at the trial of a former CIA officer accused of disclosing classified information lost his bid Monday to get the Supreme Court to clarify whether journalists have a right to protect their confidential sources.


File photo of courtroom.(Credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Appeals Court: Reporter Can’t Protect Source

A journalist who disclosed details of a secret CIA operation cannot shield his source when he testifies at the trial of a former federal agent charged with leaking classified information, a divided U.S. appeals court ruled Friday.



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