Author to testify in Blake case

Miles Corwin, who accompanied police to Robert Blake's home while researching his book, Homicide Special: A Year With the LAPD's Elite Detective Unit, was ordered to testify at a pre-trial hearing in the actor's murder trial. Corwin said he wouldn't appeal. He had been arguing the state's shield law protected him, but that didn't work once the judge learned Corwin had signed an agreement with the LAPD saying he understood "that his work product may be subject to subpoena and production in either criminal and/or civil litigation."

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