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The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled 6-3 that the U.S. government can claim a privilege of secrecy even if the information is not a secret.

The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the government may invoke the “state secrets” privilege to block former U.S. contractors from testifying about the now well-known waterboarding and torture of prisoners held at CIA sites in Poland.

By a 6-3 vote, the justices said the U.S. government can claim a privilege of secrecy even if there is no secret.

read more at https://americanmilitarynews.com/2022/03/supreme-court-upholds-governments-claim-of-secrecy-in-case-of-prisoner-tortured-by-cia/

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