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Tribune editorial: Judge's ruling shows need for a federal shield law

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A federal judge's ruling last month to hold a former USA Today reporter in contempt of court shows more than ever the crucial need for a federal shield law.

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Judge Reggie B. Walton found Toni Locy in contempt of court for refusing to name the confidential sources who shared information about former Army scientist Dr. Steven J. Hatfill -- considered a person of interest in the 2001 anthrax attacks.

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