Government’s Request for Stay in NDAA Lawsuit Shows Smug Arrogance of Executive Power

By: Tuesday September 18, 2012 12:57 pm

A federal appeals court judge granted the government a stay against a federal judge’s ruling permanently enjoining a provision of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which passed last year and granted the military the legal authority to indefinitely detain persons. Lawyers from the Justice Department under Obama argued they needed an emergency stay because [...]

The State Secrets Privilege: A Horrendous Creation of the Judiciary

By: Monday August 20, 2012 4:16 pm

The judiciary proved last week, once again, how impotent and subservient to unchecked executive power it is when a federal court judge invoked the state secrets privilege and dismissed most of a suit against Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents, who infiltrated and spied on mosques in Orange County in California. The ruling essentially gave [...]

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