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Citing Obama’s ‘State Secrets’ Privilege, Court Tosses Torture Case

4 years agoNews : Threat Level

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 foreign prisons where they allegedly were tortured. Ruling 6-5, a panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said it was [...]
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