NY Top Court Shields Reporter From Colo. Massacre Subpoena

Law360, New York (December 10, 2013, 2:03 PM EST) -- The Fox News reporter who revealed that Colorado murder suspect James Holmes sent a “chilling” notebook to a psychiatrist before a 2012 mass shooting does not have to reveal her source, New York’s highest court said Tuesday, reversing lower courts.

The New York State Court of Appeals court ruled 4-3 that investigative reporter Jana Winter does not have to appear at a judicial proceeding in Colorado “where there is a substantial likelihood that she will be directed to disclose the names of confidential sources or face...
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