The petition of the day is:

Risen v. United States
13-1009

Issue: (1) Whether journalists have a qualified First Amendment privilege when subpoenaed to reveal the identity of confidential sources in a federal criminal trial; and (2) whether a federal common law privilege should be recognized under Federal Rule of Evidence 501 to provide protection to journalists who are subpoenaed to reveal the identity of their confidential sources in a federal criminal trial.

Posted in Risen v. U.S., Cases in the Pipeline

Recommended Citation: Maureen Johnston, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (May. 27, 2014, 10:07 PM), https://www.scotusblog.com/2014/05/petition-of-the-day-616/