Attys Split On Espionage Case Against WikiLeaks

Law360, New York (December 16, 2010, 5:54 PM EST) -- White collar defense attorneys from McDermott Will & Emery LLP and O'Melveny & Myers LLP told a U.S. Senate committee Thursday that bringing an espionage case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange would be an unprecedented move, but they disagreed about the government's chances of success.

McDermott partner Abbe D. Lowell and O'Melveny partner Kenneth L. Wainstein testified at a U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee hearing to determine whether prosecutors could bring a case against Assange under the Espionage Act of 1917.

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