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Time magazine reporter Matthew Cooper walks towards the U.S. federal district court for a hearing in Washington, on July 6, 2005. Cooper and New York Times Reporter Judith Miller have refused to identify their source who revealed information about a CIA officer, and the two could be jailed on contempt for their refusal. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)
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Matthew Cooper (born 1963) is a former reporter for Time who, along with New York Times reporter Judith Miller was held in contempt of court and threatened with imprisonment for refusing to testify before the Grand Jury regarding the Valerie Plame CIA leak investigation. He currently works as a blogger for Talking Points Memo, and contributes to the magazine Condé Nast Portfolio.

On June 29, 2005, U.S. Federal judge Thomas F. Hogan gave Miller and Cooper one week to comply with the Grand Jury order to testify or face the maximum penalty of 18 months in prison

The United States Supreme Court declined the reporters' appeal of the contempt of court finding.

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