Jim Comey's statement is simultaneously emphatic that Clinton and her staff behaved inappropriately and equally emphatic that no reasonable prosecutor would want to bring a case against them. His reputation for personal probity and apolitical behavior is such that both statements must be taken seriously.
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The broken pre-publication review process cannot be fixed on an agency-by-agency basis.
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The ACLU seeks to join Microsoft’s ongoing challenge to the constitutionality of § 2705(b) of the Electronic Communications Privacy Act.
The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) directs the DNI to clean up pre-publication review.
Most citizens assume that all of the law Congress writes is public. That is not, in fact, true. Our general norm of publishing law has a significant and largely overlooked legislative exception: classified addenda associated with three annual national security acts.
The ACLU has filed a FOIA request seeking information on the prepublication review process and its impact on current and former intelligence community employees who aim to participate in the public debate.
We propose an alternate standard for prepublication review to accommodate the interests of both the reviewed and the reviewer, but the standard still requires significant independent oversight to prevent abuse.
The lifetime pre-publication review process applies to nearly every former government employee or contractor who has held a TS/SCI security clearance. How did the mess of overbroad and inconsistent regulations come to be?