Boston College Case Shows Weakness of Researchers' Confidentiality Pledges

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A judge has ordered Boston College to relinquish its oral-history interviews with Dolours Price, a former member of the Provisional Irish Republican Army.
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A legal battle over oral-history records housed at Boston College has cast light on just how little legal weight many researchers' pledges of confidentiality to their subjects actually have.

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