Accused NSA leaker Reality Winner makes Federal Court appearance

Accused leaker Reality Winner leaves the U.S. District Courthouse in Augusta, Ga., following a bond hearing Thursday afternoon June 8, 2017. U.S. Magistrate Judge Brian Epps denied bond Thursday for 25-year-old Reality Winner. Prosecutor Jennifer Solari says investigators seized a notebook from Winner's house in Augusta, Georgia, and in it, Winner made references about traveling to the Middle East (Michael Holahan/The Augusta Chronicle via AP)

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – Reality Winner was back in Federal Court in Augusta on Tuesday with her attorneys.

Winner’s defense did file a motion for a protection order to determine whether information that was leaked to the media can be used in court because it’s already in the public domain.

A trial date of October 23rd has been set for the woman accused of leaking classified information.

All discovery will be provided to both sides before August 25th .

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