WikiLeaks Founder's Atty Won't Take On Snowden Case

Law360, Chicago (June 26, 2013, 7:55 PM EDT) -- Edward Snowden, the fugitive National Security Agency leaker at the center of a diplomatic uproar across three continents, is in the market for a lawyer after the Spanish attorney representing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange declined to be his counsel Wednesday.

In a statement issued by his law firm, ILOCAD S.L., Baltasar Garzon said the firm has decided not to represent Snowden, but did not elaborate further.

“We continue to represent Mr. Assange and WikiLeaks as senior legal counsel in the defense of the fundamental right to...
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