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 [...]
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
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