The State Secrets Privilege: Preventing the Disclosure of Sensitive National Security Information During Civil Litigation

Description:

This report presents an overview of the protections afforded by the state secrets privilege; a discussion of some of the many unresolved issues associated with the privilege; and a selection of high-profile examples of how the privilege has been applied in practice.

Creator(s):
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: March 28, 2011
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
Congressional Research Service Reports
Usage:
Total Uses: 31
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Author):
Garvey, Todd

Legislative Attorney

Creator (Author):
Liu, Edward, C.

Legislative Attorney

Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
Date(s):
  • Creation: March 28, 2011
Coverage:
Place
United States
Description:

This report presents an overview of the protections afforded by the state secrets privilege; a discussion of some of the many unresolved issues associated with the privilege; and a selection of high-profile examples of how the privilege has been applied in practice.

Physical Description:

20 pages.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
Congressional Research Service Reports
Identifier:
Resource Type: Report
Format: Text