Court Rules Speech or Debate Clause Protects… Speech

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit unsealed an opinion in In re: Grand Jury Subpoenas involving the Speech or Debate Clause.  The case arose in the course of an investigation into former Rep. Tom Feeney’s connection to a Jack Abramoff-related trip.  The Post reports:

A federal appeals court has ruled that information a lawmaker discloses in a congressional ethics probe cannot be used against him in a criminal investigation.

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