Ex-NSA Official Says US' Redactions Prejudice Case

Law360, New York (May 20, 2011, 5:21 PM EDT) -- Counsel for a former National Security Agency official told a Maryland federal judge Thursday that redactions in evidence irreparably harmed her client in a case alleging he leaked information to the press about alleged waste during development of a digital information gathering system.

Prosecutors allege in a 10-count indictment that Thomas Drake, former chief of the NSA's Change Leadership and Communications Office in the Signals Intelligence Directorate, leaked documents to the media about an audit critical of the NSA and a contractor regarding the information gathering...
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