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Supreme Court Declines Rendition Torture Case Involving ‘State Secrets’

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 justices shunned Monday, without comment, concerned a September decision by the San Francisco–based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, [...]
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