Bill Moyers: Chevron’s “Crude” Attempt to Suppress Free Speech

This article discusses the Chevron case, and the parties’ battle between two important principles: (1) journalists’ right to confidentiality for their sources/source info; versus (2) litigants’ right to access evidence that is important to their litigation.

The article also had an interesting quote about lawyers:

In a 1905 speech before the Harvard Ethical Society, Brandeis said, “Instead of holding a position of independence, between the wealthy and the people, prepared to curb the excesses of either, able lawyers have, to a large extent, allowed themselves to become adjuncts of great corporations and have neglected the obligation to use their powers for the protection of the people.

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