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shield law

noun

Definition of shield law

  1. :  a law that protects journalists from forced disclosure of confidential news sources



1971

First Known Use of shield law

1971


Law Dictionary

shield law

noun

Legal Definition of shield law

  1. :  a law that prevents or protects against disclosure or revelation of information: as a :  rape shield law b :  a law that protects journalists from disclosure of confidential news sources




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