Court Rejects State Secrets in Shubert v. Obama

A federal court in San Francisco has rejected the state secrets privilege in a class action alleging massive surveillance of tens of millions of Americans by the National Security Agency. For seven years, the Department of Justice had attempted to dismiss the case, arguing the court could not even rule on the illegality of the spying program because of state secrets.

Attached is theĀ Decision and theĀ Second Amended Complaint.

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