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Bill Would Limit Judges on State Secrets

February 12, 2009

Bill Would Limit Judges on State Secrets

Lawmakers on Wednesday introduced legislation that might make it more difficult for federal judges to scuttle lawsuits in which the government claims state secrets might be exposed...

The public became familiar with the privilege when the Bush administration invoked it in the Electronic Frontier Foundation's lawsuit accusing the nation's telecoms of funneling Americans' electronic communications to the National Security Agency without warrants.

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