Wednesday, February 03, 2010

Kansas reporter must testify in murder trial; expected to be asked to reveal confidential source

Last month we reported the Kansas Supreme Court had granted Dodge City Daily Globe reporter Clair O'Brien a stay of a lower-court order preventing her from being forced to reveal a confidential source. Now the court has refused to quash a subpoena ordering O'Brien to testify about her jailhouse interview with murder suspect Samuel Bonilla, Editor and Publisher reports. Ford County Attorney Terry Malone issued the subpoena just days after the initial stay was granted. (Read more)

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