Secrecy: State Secrets Privilege

Cert Denied in State Secrets/Rendition Case

By Robert Chesney
Monday, May 16, 2011, 12:11 PM

The Supreme Court denied cert this morning in Mohamed v. Jeppesen Dataplan, leaving in place the Ninth Circuit’s en banc opinion affirming dismissal of a civil suit (relating to rendition) on state secrets privilege grounds.