Here’s the Fourth Circuit’s order denying two petitions for rehearing en banc—-one by New York Times reporter James Risen, the other by former CIA Officer Jeffrey Sterling.
This past summer, a panel held, in a 2-1 vote, … Read more »
Here’s the New York Times reporter’s petition for rehearing en banc in the case of United States v. Sterling. It was filed yesterday.
Readers will recall that last month a three-judge panel of the Fourth Circuit concluded, in a … Read more »
Paul makes a good point that digital technology and data analytics make it easier for the government to track journalists’ movements and ascertain the persons in government with whom they communicate. Charlie Savage makes the same point in his story… Read more »
Stewart Baker, former general counsel of the NSA and policy chief at DHS, is the author of Skating on Stilts: Why We Aren’t Stopping Tomorrow’s Terrorism. He writes in with the following as part of Lawfare’s 9/11 10th Anniversary … Read more »
The invaluable Steve Aftergood, over at Secrecy News, is reporting:
Attorneys for New York Times reporter James Risen yesterday asked a court to quash a subpoena requiring him to testify in the case of former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling
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No, this has nothing to do with wikileaks as such. But you may recall a case from a few years ago involving a CIA officer who attempted to sue the agency for discrimination, only to have the case thrown out … Read more »