Unbridled Secrecy

[CAF Note: One must ponder whether the Justices were really free to decide or are subject to control file fears.]

By The New York Times

The Supreme Court severely damaged the rule of law in its decision on Tuesday to disallow a lawsuit challenging the federal law that permits broad, secret surveillance and interception of international communications involving Americans. The suit, brought by lawyers, journalists and human rights activists, charged that the 2008 amendments to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act violate their rights to privacy and free speech.

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