US Cannot Classify Public Drone Arguments, ACLU Says

Law360, New York (October 15, 2013, 6:32 PM EDT) -- The American Civil Liberties Union on Tuesday asked the Second Circuit to reject the Obama administration's request to substitute its answers in oral arguments about its drone strike policy with “classified” answers that would shield information from the public.

In a brief filed Tuesday before the Senate panel, the ACLU backed The New York Times Co.'s Monday request that the Second Circuit reject the move proposed by the U.S. Department of Defense, the U.S. Department of Justice and the Central Intelligence Agency, saying that the agencies...
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