Secrecy: State Secrets Privilege

Supreme Court Rules in FBI v. Fazaga

By Rohini Kurup
Friday, March 4, 2022, 10:52 AM

In a unanimous decision issued on March 4, the Supreme Court ruled in FBI v. Fazaga that a provision of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act does not displace the state secrets privilege. The lawsuit was first brought by three Muslim men who claim they were targets of illegal FBI surveillance.

You can read the opinion here and below: