The attorney general pledges not to prosecute reporters under the Espionage Act for disclosing classified information in news articles.
By David G. Savage, Washington Bureau
May 31, 2013, 10:34 p.m.
WASHINGTON — Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. and his top Justice Department deputies met with journalists and their lawyers Friday and pledged they would not seek to prosecute reporters under the Espionage Act for reporting and writing stories that may disclose classified information.