Skip to comments.Ruling: Telcoms Not Liable for 'Illegal Spying
Posted on 06/04/2009 6:03:17 AM PDT by Mobile Vulgus
Looks like the anti-Bushies lost another one this week when lawsuits against telecommunications companies claiming that they assisted the Bush administration in "illegally spying on Americans" were dismissed in San Francisco.
Federal district judge Vaughn Walker ruled that Congress didn't violate the Constitution by allowing the U.S. attorney-general to "certify privately to the court that the companies had been asked to co-operate in an antiterrorism programme authorised by the president." Vaughn cited a law that retroactively gave the telecoms immunity.
Read the rest at Publiusforum.com...
I’m sure that Justice Sotomayor will rule on this case with all the Latina empathy at her disposal.
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