I previously blogged about how the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit attempted to edit out information about a rather seedy interrogation technique from its opinion. Over at the Volokh Conspiracy, Jonathan Adler writes about another case involving a similar redaction:
Tag: Government Secrecy
Archive of all posts about government secrecy by Professor Daniel J. Solove for his blog at TeachPrivacy, a privacy awareness and security training company.
The Boy Who Cried “National Security”: The Need for Greater Skepticism About Government Secrecy
I just blogged about an incident where the 2nd Circuit sought to have Howard Bashman remove an unredacted judicial decision from his site and replace it with a redacted version. Apparently, the redacted version attempted to remove information about a rather dicey interrogation technique the FBI used. According to Tony Mauro of the Legal Times:
William Stuntz’s Misguided Theory of Privacy and Transparency
William Stuntz (law, Harvard) has long been advancing thoughtful provocative ideas about criminal procedure. I’ve always found Stuntz to be insightful even when I disagree (and I have disagreed with him a lot). Stuntz’s recent essay in The New Republic entitled Against Privacy and Transparency has me not just disagreeing, but doing so rather sharply.
How Much Government Secrecy Is Really Necessary?
Responding to reports that revealed that the President authorized the NSA to conduct warrantless surveillance within the US, President Bush said: