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Federal Grand Jury Enforcement Day:
In Washington, New York Times reporter Judith Miller has been sent to jail for disobeying a court order to testify before a federal grand jury to protect her source. In New York, Lil' Kim has been sent to jail for testifying falsely before a federal grand jury to protect her friends.
Stephen M (Ethesis) (mail) (www):
BTW, academics who are thinking of fleeing to Europe ought to read this article:

http://chronicle.com/jobs/2005/07/2005070501c.htm

I understand the same worsening of position is even more evident for journalists who want to move to avoid things like the order above.
7.6.2005 11:42pm
Barbara Skolaut (mail):
Seems fair - they both broke the law.

If I had done what either of them did, the court would put me under the jail. Why should they get a pass because they're famous?
7.7.2005 8:44pm