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Tuesday, October 9, 2007

Shield Law Is Now Officially on the Books

The 2007 Legislature passed the Shield Law providing journalists with a privilege against being forced to testify in proceedings or provide evidence revealing a confidential news source and other things.

It takes the agency that officially publishes the laws to catch up with the new ones the Legislature passes. They have now.

The Shield Law is now in the law books as RCW 5.68.010.