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Criminal Prohibitions on the Publication of Classified Defense Information [electronic resource].

Author/Creator:
Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. American Law Division.
Publication:
[S.l] : [s.n.], 2013.
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
1 online resource (1 online resource (34 p), digital, PDF file)
Subjects:
Espionage.
Extradition.
Press.
International law.
Summary:
This report is one in a series of updates. For the most recent coverage of this report series, please see 13-R4-1404a in the 2013 issue.
Discusses statutory criminal prohibitions that may be implicated for unauthorized publication of classified defense information, including the Espionage Act; and examines extraterritorial jurisdiction of such statutes to overseas conduct of Americans. Addresses extradition-related implication for foreign nationals; considers First Amendment implications related to such prosecutions against domestic or foreign media organizations and associated individuals; and reviews prior legislative efforts.
Notes:
Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed May 2014). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
CRS Report.
Other format:
Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. American Law Division. Criminal Prohibitions on the Publication of Classified Defense Information
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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