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Christopher Hitchens Teams Up With Greenpeace, Files Lawsuit Against Bush Admin. Over Domestic Spying...

03/28/2008 02:43 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Two leading civil rights groups say they plan to file lawsuits Tuesday against the Bush administration over its domestic spying program to determine whether the operation was used to monitor 10 defense lawyers, journalists, scholars, political activists and other Americans with ties to the Middle East.

The two lawsuits, which are being filed separately by the American Civil Liberties Union in Federal District Court in Detroit and the Center for Constitutional Rights in Federal District Court in Manhattan, are the first major court challenges to the eavesdropping program.

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