9th Circ. To Hear Boeing Unit Torture Case En Banc

Law360, New York (October 28, 2009, 2:01 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit will decide en banc whether a case alleging a Boeing Co. unit delivered five men to Central Intelligence Agency interrogation sites and foreign prisons where they were tortured can proceed to trial over Obama administration claims that such a trial would put state secrets at risk.

In an order Tuesday, Chief Judge Alex Kozinski said a three-judge panel's April decision overturning a lower court's dismissal of the case will not be cited as precedent by any court...
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