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Judge Skeptical Of State Secrets Privilege For NSA/Charity Case
The Atlantic ^ | 17 April 2009 | Marc Ambinder

Posted on 04/17/2009 10:19:27 PM PDT by Phileleutherus Franciscus

The Obama administration suffered a bit of a legal setback this afternoon: a federal judge in California rejected the administration's assertion of the state secrets privilege in the civil suit brought by an Islamic charity that was allegedly subjected to illegal NSA surveillance...

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: constitution; nsa; obama
The question is: Is Teh Won blowing the case in order to get a definitive judgement against expansive Executive power, or does he intend to win, thus justifying whatever spying he wants to do?
1 posted on 04/17/2009 10:19:28 PM PDT by Phileleutherus Franciscus
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To: Phileleutherus Franciscus
or does he intend to win, thus justifying whatever spying he wants to do?

This sounds like the most likely choice for a narcissist like 0bama.

2 posted on 04/17/2009 10:34:13 PM PDT by 17th Miss Regt
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