State Dept. Leaker's Atty Speaks Out After Guilty Plea

Law360, New York (February 7, 2014, 4:35 PM EST) -- A former U.S. State Department analyst charged with leaking classified information to a Fox News reporter pled guilty Friday to the unauthorized disclosure of national defense information, but his attorney said the plea agreement highlighted broader flaws with the application U.S. espionage laws.

Stephen Kim, a former State Department contractor accused of leaking classified information about North Korea to Fox News reporter James Rosen, previously faced more than 15 years in jail for his actions, according to his attorney Abbe D. Lowell of Chadbourne & Park...
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