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SEC Will Write Guidelines on Reporter Subpoenas

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· Story link The Securities and Exchange Commission, after withdrawing subpoenas to two reporters, , said it would quickly write…

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The Securities and Exchange Commission, after withdrawing subpoenas to two reporters, , said it would quickly write a policy that sets guidelines on when it might be appropriate to subpoena a journalist. Chairman Christopher Cox said it would make clear subpoenas should be issued only after “other avenues are first exhausted.” 3/3/06)