The Protection of Classified Information: The Legal Framework

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This report provides an overview of the relationship between executive and legislative authority over national security information, and summarizes the current laws that form the legal framework protecting classified information, including current executive orders and some agency regulations pertaining to the handling of unauthorized disclosures of classified information by government officers and employees. The report also summarizes criminal laws that pertain specifically to the unauthorized disclosure of classified information.

Creator(s): Elsea, Jennifer K.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: January 10, 2011
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Elsea, Jennifer K.

Legislative Attorney

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: January 10, 2011
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Description:

This report provides an overview of the relationship between executive and legislative authority over national security information, and summarizes the current laws that form the legal framework protecting classified information, including current executive orders and some agency regulations pertaining to the handling of unauthorized disclosures of classified information by government officers and employees. The report also summarizes criminal laws that pertain specifically to the unauthorized disclosure of classified information.

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15 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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