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Scope of Libby Trial May Expand to Include Other Journalists and Documents

In an article published on November 16, the New York Times reports that the defense team representing I. Lewis Libby plans to seek to obtain documents from journalists that are well beyond the scope of those used to substantiate the indictment. The article quotes Lucy Dalglish, executive director of the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, who states, “This is a very unsettling case, and it could take years in the courts to resolve.”

  • See also this recent, related posting, Media Challenges Withholding Publication of Plame Investigation Documents
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