Libby Plans to Subpoena Journalists
Posted on Jan 22, 2006
Washington Post: Attorneys for Vice President Cheney’s former chief of staff told a federal court yesterday that they plan to subpoena several journalists and news organizations to obtain their notes and other information they consider useful in defending their client from perjury charges.
The plan for defending I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby is likely to substantially delay his trial and create another round of tense First Amendment battles over whether a court can compel reporters to turn over information about the confidential sources in Libby’s criminal case. | story