Michael Lambert Discusses WikiLeaks and the First Amendment in POPLAW Podcast

COMMENTARY · September 5, 2019

In episode 80 of POPLAW, “WikiLeaks and the First Amendment,” Michael Lambert joined attorneys Tyrone Scott and Desiree Talley to discuss the implications of the superseding indictment against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on journalists and First Amendment rights. Lambert explains the history of the Espionage Act, the specific charges against Assange, the potential harm to press freedoms, and the defenses Assange may raise under the First Amendment.

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