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Obama Administration States Secrets

Time to Reckon with Torture

Azadeh Shahshahani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Azadeh Shahshahani

This past February, I was at a hearing in the Georgia House Defense & Veterans Affairs Committee to testify against a measure that would have had the ...

Obama Administration Vows To Keep Using 'States Secrets' Defense

CNN | Terry Frieden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama administration has informed a federal judge it will continue to invoke the "state secrets" privilege in a legal battle with an Islamic chari...

State Secrets Showdown: Judge Threatens To Penalize US In Wiretap Case

Washington Post | Carrie Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama vowed last week to rein in the use of a legal privilege that allows the administration to discard lawsuits that involve "state secrets...