The government cannot dispose of a civil suit accusing a Boeing subsidiary of helping the CIA transport prisoners for torture by claiming the whole program was a national secret, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling chips away at the Obama and Bush administrations’ reliance on the so-called
“state secrets [...]
Citing the Obama administration’s evocation of the state secrets privilege, a divided federal appeals court agreed Wednesday to toss a lawsuit against a Boeing subsidiary accused of helping the CIA transport detainees to secret fore... Read Post
The Supreme Court is being asked to review a lawsuit a lower court had dismissed against a Boeing subsidiary accused of helping the CIA transport detainees to secret foreign prisons where they allegedly were tortured. The appeal to ... Read Post