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Why Settle the Wen Ho Lee Case?

Apparently, Wen Ho Lee’s civil suit charging the government abused his privacy rights is close to being settled.

Intensive settlement negotiations between former nuclear scientistWen Ho Lee and the U.S. government are delaying — and may ultimatelyavert — action by the Supreme Court on appeals by reporters fightingto protect their confidential sources in the case.

The Lee caseis viewed by the media as one of the most significant press-freedombattles of recent years.