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"State Secrets" Claim Is Meeting Increasing Resistance

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· Story link The “state secrets” defense in a number of lawsuits involving the secret electronic surveillance program, the Associated…

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The “state secrets” defense in a number of lawsuits involving the secret electronic surveillance program, the Associated Press reports.  These include not just the several lawsuits that have been filed but prospective legislation buy Sen. Arlen Specter, R-PA, who says, “I don’t think that the simple assertion of state secrets ought to be the end of the matter.”   (11/27/07)