Sunday, November 18, 2007

Federal Appeals Court Deals Near-Fatal Blow To An Islamic Charity's Lawsuit Over Alleged Illegal Wiretapping

A federal appeals court dealt a near-fatal blow Friday to an Islamic charity's lawsuit over alleged illegal wiretapping by federal investigators, ruling the case can't go forward because a key piece of evidence is protected as a state secret... The San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled unanimously that a top-secret call log obtained by lawyers for the Oregon-based U.S. arm of the Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation can't be used as evidence...
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