State Secrets Privilege And Other Limits On Litigation Involving Classified Information

Author: Edward C. Liu
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: involving, classified, information, litigation, limits, secrets, privilege, state
Number of Pages: 23
Published: 2010-03
ISBN-10: 1437919626
ISBN-13: 9781437919622

Book Description:

The state secrets privilege is a judicially created evidentiary privilege that allows the govżt. to resist court-ordered disclosure of info. during litigation, if there is a reasonable danger that such disclosure would harm the nat. security of the U.S. Contents of this report: (1) U.S. v. Reynolds: Asserting the Privilege; Evaluating the Validity of the Privilege; Effect of a Valid Privilege; (2) Totten v. U.S.: Special Case of Nonjusticiable Contracts for Espionage; (3) Classified Info. Procedures Act and Secret Evidence in Criminal Litigation:Withholding Classified Info. During Discovery; Confrontation Clause and the Use of Secret Evidence at Trial; (4) Legislative Modification of the State Secrets Privilege: Foreign Intell. Surveillance Act; State Secrets Protection Act.

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