Jun 172014
 June 17, 2014  Posted by  Court, Surveillance, U.S.

Annie Youderian reports:

The 7th Circuit on Monday overturned a judge’s unprecedented ruling that would have allowed a terrorism suspect’s lawyers to view classified government material.

A three-judge panel said U.S. District Judge Sharon Coleman in Chicago “disobeyed” the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act when she ordered the disclosure of classified materials to lawyers defending Adel Daoud, a teen accused of scheming to detonate a car bomb near a bar in downtown Chicago.

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