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Why a Washington judge allowed a CIA torture lawsuit to proceed - CSMonitor.com

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The lawsuit claims two Washington state psychologists devised an interrogation program for the CIA after 9/11.

But more notable in rulling was the Justice Department noninterference in the lawsuit, marking the first time such a lawsuit has gone forward. Previously, both the Obama and Bush administrations have blocked similar lawsuits from proceeding by often invoking the state-secrets privilege, which allows the government to block release of any information in a lawsuit that, if disclosed, would be dangerous to national security. The Justice Department did however submit a filing saying it wanted to make sure that certain classified information including, the identities of interrogators and locations of detention sites, remained secret.

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