Attorney General Merrick B. Garland
Julian Assange

Democrats Urge Attorney General Garland to Drop Charges Against Assange

Seven progressive Democratic members of Congress sent a letter April 11 urging Attorney General Merrick Garland to drop the charges against WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange, marking the day four years ago that he started his confinement on 17 Espionage Act charges in London's high-security Belmarsh Prison.

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Attorney General Garland Announces Protections for Journalists, News Gathering

U.S. Attorney General Merrick B. Garland announced Oct. 26 a revised news media policy that bars the Department of Justice from using subpoenas or other legal processes against journalists to obtain information they’ve retrieved while news gathering.

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