2nd Circ. Upholds CIA Muzzle On Former Spy Wilson

Law360, New York (November 12, 2009, 4:58 PM EST) -- A federal appeals court has affirmed a lower court ruling that ex-spy Valerie Plame Wilson does not have the right to disclose classified information in her memoirs, even if that information has already been widely disseminated.

Wilson, a former agent with the Central Intelligence Agency, cannot disclose the dates of her pre-2002 service, even though that information has been read into the Congressional Record, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled Thursday, upholding a decision by the U.S. District Court for the Southern...
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