More on Ninth Circuit Oral Arguments in State Secrets Privilege Cases

There’s plenty of news accounts floating around today on the oral arguments that took place yesterday before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in two cases where the Bush Administration is trying to use the common law state secrets privilege to conceal evidence of its unlawful surveillance activities, including:

L.A. Times

San Francisco Chronicle

Washington Post

San Jose Mercury News

For genuine diehard badasses only, the court’s gargantuan 14.42 MB Windows Media audio file of the whole 2.5 hour proceeding is available here.

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