Advertising with us can place you in front of thousands of visitors a day. Learn more!
- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 9. Code of Civil Procedure
- Chapter 25. Evidence, Presumptions, and Privileges
- Section 390. Definitions For AS 09.25.300 - 09.25.390.
previous: Section 360
. AS 09.25.300
- 09.25.390 Do Not Abridge Other Privileges.
next: Section 400
. Privilege Relating to Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Counseling.
AS 09.25.390. Definitions For AS 09.25.300 - 09.25.390.
In AS 09.25.300
- 09.25.390, unless the context otherwise requires,
- (1) "news organization" means
- (A) an individual, partnership, corporation, or other association regularly engaged in the business of
- (i) publishing a newspaper or other periodical that reports news events, is issued at regular intervals, and has a general
- (ii) providing newsreels or other motion picture news for public showing; or
- (iii) broadcasting news to the public by wire, radio, television, or facsimile;
- (B) a press association or other association of individuals, partnerships, corporations, or other associations described
in (A)(i), (ii), or (iii) of this paragraph engaged in gathering news and disseminating it to its members for
- (2) "privilege" means the conditional privilege granted to public officials and reporters to refuse to testify as to a
source of information;
- (3) "public official" means a person elected to a public office created by the Constitution or laws of this state, whether
executive, legislative, or judicial, and who was holding that office at the time of the communication for which
privilege is claimed;
- (4) "reporter" means a person regularly engaged in the business of collecting or writing news for publication, or
presentation to the public, through a news organization; it includes persons who were reporters at the time of the
communication, though not at the time of the claim of privilege.
Article 03. OTHER PRIVILEGES
All content © 2008 by Touch
N' Go/Bright Solutions, Inc.
Note to HTML Version:
This version of the Alaska Statutes is current through December, 2007. The Alaska Statutes were automatically converted to HTML from a plain text format. Every effort has been made to ensure their accuracy, but this can not be guaranteed. If it is critical that the precise terms of the Alaska Statutes be known, it is recommended that more formal sources be consulted. For statutes adopted after the effective date of these statutes, see, Alaska State Legislature
If any errors are found, please e-mail Touch N' Go systems at E-mail. We
hope you find this information useful.