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Federal Appeals Court Rules DOJ Can Withhold Name of 9/11 Detainees

From the Lawyers Committee on Human Rights press release: On June 17, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals granted the government broad authority to withhold the names of hundreds of non-citizens detained in the United States in the post September 11 sweeps. The case, Center for National Security Studies v. DOJ, was on appeal from a federal district court in Washington, D.C.” See also this press release from the Reporters Committee on Freedom of the Press.

  • Center for National Security Studies et al. v U.S. Department of Justice, (June 17, 2003).
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