Post-9/11, the Bush administration has expanded the use of the state secrets privilege (SSP) to withhold evidence and dismiss cases that challenge the administration in U.S. courts. In doing so, the...
Updated: January 11, 2010
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Updated: March 4, 2016
Editorial piece accusing Bush of overstepping his boundaries of executive power and engaging in unchecked wiretapping without the approval from Congress
Two groups claim domestic spying program violated privacy
Federal magistrate in Brooklyn ruled that lawyers defending Ashcroft and other top officials must answer the question of whether or not the U.S. trial team and likely witnesses were aware of secret...
On behalf of the Bush administration, the Justice Department claims that efforts to challenge the US domestic wiretapping program constitutes a threat to national security.
The U.S. government filed a motion to dismiss a CCR lawsuit against the National Security Agency's warrantless wiretapping program.
A civil liberties group filed a lawsuit against the Justice Department and the National Security Agency in New York, claiming that the U.S. illegally spied on 16 lawyers representing Guantanamo Bay...
Two leading civil rights groups plan to file lawsuits against the Bush administration over its domestic spying program.
This article focuses on Wilner v. NSA , CCR's case which alleges that the U.S. government has been spying on Guantanamo attorneys.