Garland bars prosecutors from seizing reporters’ records


              FILE - In this June 14, 2021 file photo, Bruce Brown, fourth from left, executive director of the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, speaks accompanied by CNN's Washington Bureau Chief Sam Feist, left, Washington Post Executive Editor Sally Buzbee, Washington Post general counsel Jay Kennedy, CNN executive vice president and general counsel David Vigilante, right, after a meeting with Attorney General Merrick Garland at the Department of Justice, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
            
              FILE - In this June 25, 2021 file photo, Attorney General Merrick Garland speaks during a news conference on voting rights at the Department of Justice in Washington. Garland has formally prohibited federal prosecutors from seizing the records of journalists in leak investigations. Garland's directive Monday reverses years of department policy.  (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)