On April 18, 2008, Maine Governor John Baldacci signed into law “An Act to Shield Journalists' Confidential Sources.” The statute is effective July 18, 2008 and is codified at 16 M.R.S.A. 61. Prior to that time, the reporter's privilege has reached the Maine Supreme Judicial Court twice. In the most recent opinion to address the issue, In re Denis Letellier, 578 A.2d 722, 17 Med.L.Rptr. 2169 (Me. 1990), the Court essentially adopted the balancing test propounded by the First Circuit in Bruno & Stillman, Inc. v.