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Supreme Court Asked to Review State Secrets, Torture Case

4 years agoNews : Threat Level

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 the high court concerns a September decision by the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which [...]
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‘State Secrets’ Can’t Hide CIA Torture Program, Appeals Court Rules

News : Threat Level (5 years ago)

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. ... Read Post

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

News : Threat Level (4 years ago)

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

Supreme Court Declines Rendition Torture Case Involving ‘State Secrets’

News : Threat Level (3 years ago)

The Supreme Court has declined 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 were allegedly tortured. The appeal the j... Read Post


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