If anyone from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution should go to jail forrefusing to reveal the newspaper’s sources on Richard Jewell, the newspaper’slawyer wants it to be him.
Lead AJC counsel Peter C. Canfield, a partner in Dow, Lohnes & Albertson,has asked Fulton State Court Judge John R. Mather to punish him, not AJCreporters, if punishment is forthcoming. Canfield argues that he advisedreporters to defy court orders to name confidential sources used in theirreporting on former Centennial Olympic Park bombing suspect Jewell. Jewell,cleared of any connection to the 1996 bombing, is suing the paper forlibel.
This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.
To view this content, please continue to their sites.
LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.
For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]