Major Defeat for Bush/Obama Position on SecrecyQuicklink submitted by Margaret Bassett Permalink
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|The District Court in Jeppesen had accepted the Bush DOJ's argument and dismissed the lawsuit, and on appeal in February, the Obama DOJ -- to the obvious surprise of the judges and in a reversal of everything Democrats claimed they believed during the Bush presidency -- told the Ninth Circuit panel that they embrace the Bush DOJ 'state secrets' position in full (a position they've since repeated in other cases). Audio link|
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