Josh Wolf (pictured), the blogger and freelance photographer who has been jailed for refusing to give the government outtakes of a political protest he shot, will remain behind bars until July. Yesterday, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco rejected his motion for a re-hearing before a panel of 15 judges. The decision to jail him was oringally made by a three-member panel. With yesterday’s decision, it appears Wolf will remain in jail until July, when the term of the grand jury that sought his videotape expires, the NY Times says. If that happens, Wolf will be the longest-incarcerated journalist in recent American history, according to the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press. Vanessa Leggett, a freelance journalist from Houston, served 168 days in 2001 and 2002 for refusing to surrender information about a murder case, according to the Times. The Times says Wolf has already served 88 days in jail. He’s being held in a federal detention facility in the East Bay community of Dublin. [Bay Guardian: Analysis of recent ruling in Wolf case]

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