Can Reporters Refuse to Testify?


After columnist Robert Novak published leaked information in July 2003 revealing that Valerie Plame, the wife of a prominent critic of the Bush administration, was a CIA operative, a special prosecutor launched an investigation to determine who was responsible for the leak.

Not-So-Eminent Domain


Local governments have long had broad authority to accomplish urban planning through the power of eminent domain--taking land away from private owners for fair market value and converting it to uses that meet public needs.