U.S. attorney general Merrick Garland issues new policy prohibiting seizure of media records

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland formalized a new policy on Monday that broadly prohibits prosecutors from subpoenaing reporters’ phone and email records, an abrupt shift after the Trump administration secretly seized records from several major news outlets in an effort to root out leaks. In addition to the new policy, Garland reiterated that the Justice… Read More U.S. attorney general Merrick Garland issues new policy prohibiting seizure of media records