Skip to content

Wall Street Journal Asks Court to Unseal Leak Case Data

Post categories

  1. Newsgathering
· Story link

· Story link

The Wall Street Journal and its parent, Dow Jones, asked that the federal district court in Washington DC to unseal eight pages of redacted information that special prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald used to convince the court New York Times reporter Judith Miller should be jailed for contempt. The pages contained information that Judge David Tatel said in a concurring opinion demonstrated Fitzgerald had “met his burden of demonstrating that the information [sought from the reporters Miller and Mathew Cooper ] is both critical and unobtainable from any other source.”