Saturday, April 15, 2006

TL reporters Weiss, Morgan-Besecker stay off the stand

Federal judge James Munley ruled that Dave Weiss and Terrie Morgan-Besecker don't have to testify in a federal lawsuit brought by a former Luzerne County prison employee who was fired after the popped off to the newspaper about shoddy security at the prison.

The county tried to force the reporters to testify, but Judge Munley ruled that the shield law protects reporters from having to talk about their discussions.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Interesting. But where in the hell are comments about the other TL story -- the one that hit the AP's state wire today? That of the paper's former top editor? The woman who held the job of top banana, big cheese, big boss lady, big enchilada?