Opaque Nation Continued

In this week’s edition of “Opaque Nation” (see last week’s here), we have two new examples of the Bush administration’s on-going war against transparent government. First, Kevin Drum (here and here) is all over the redactions made to the opinion issued by the Second Circuit...

Opaque Nation: “Secrets” Trump Justice

The Supreme Court today refused to hear the appeal of Khaled el-Masri who was seeking to overturn the trial court’s dismissal of his lawsuit. Through his lawsuit, el-Masri was seeking redress for being kidnapped by the CIA, spirited away and tortured in Afghanistan. His abduction was the result of...