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Wiretap Suit May Get Room to Run

The days of the Bush administration may be numbered, but government lawyers were still hotly contesting flagship domestic surveillance litigation in Northern District of California federal court on Tuesday, with one lawyer warning that moving forward could disclose intelligence tradecraft and "destroy" government secrecy privileges...

Nichols, the DOJ lawyer, said Walker should discuss his decision making solely with the government if he finds a lack of evidence, while Wiebe and Cindy Cohn, a plaintiffs attorney and legal director at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, said there should be an adversarial proceeding.

Thursday, December 4, 2008
Law.com

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