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Appeals Court Doesn't Buy Government's National Security Assertions; Says Lawsuit Against FBI Can Continue

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Appeals Court Doesnt Buy Governments National Security Assertions; Says Lawsuit Against FBI Can Continue

Appeals Court Doesn't Buy Government's National Security Assertions; Says Lawsuit Against FBI Can Continue

A lawsuit against the FBI for pervasive, unconstitutional surveillance of Muslims can continue after receiving a very key determination from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. At the center of the case are three Muslims who claim the FBI's continuous surveillance -- assisted by an FBI informant -- violated a number of Constitutional protections.

The key victory here is the court's overturning of the lower court's ruling on the national security assertions raised by the government in hopes of avoiding having to litigate the alleged violations at all. The lower court granted the government's motion to dismiss, saying the government's secrecy matters far more than an unviolated Constitution. The appeals court reverses that, noting stating that the government can't dodge litigation simply by claiming the subject ...

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law.com     9+ mon ago

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Appeals court hears Florida lawsuit seeking FBI 9/11 records

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District judge says Masterpiece Cakeshop owner's lawsuit against Colorado can continue

9news.com     3+ mon ago

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Supreme Court: Lawsuit over child's death can continue

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Appeals court revives $$1 Bn lawsuit against Israel supporters

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Whistleblower lawsuit against New Mexico DA can continue

chron.com     7+ mon ago

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theadvocate.com     8+ mon ago

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US appeals court revives drug lawsuit by players against NFL

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