January 16, 2012
by Cynthia Miley
On January 16, 2007, jury selection began in the trialof former vice-presidential aideLewis "Scooter" Libby. He was charged with perjury and obstruction of justice in connection with Fitzgerald's investigation into the leak of former CIA operative Valerie Plame's identity. USDistrict Judge Reg... ...[read more]
November 12, 2011
by Cody Harding
On November 12, 2009, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled that the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) did not violate the free speech rights of former agent Valerie Plame when it sought to prevent her from revealing specific classified information in her memoir. The suit was ...[read more]
August 12, 2011
by Dwyer Arce
On August 12, 2008, the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit against members of the Bush administration brought by Valerie Plame, the former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) operative whose disclosed identity precipitated the 2003 CIA leak scandal. The ...[read more]
March 6, 2011
by Clay Flaherty
On March 6, 2007, Lewis "Scooter" Libby was found guilty of two counts of perjury, one count of lying to the FBI and one count of obstruction of justice in charges which stemmed from an investigation into the leak of former CIA operative Valerie Plame's identity. Libby was ultimately sentenced to ...[read more]
November 12, 2009
by Brian Jackson
The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled Thursday that the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) did not violate the free speech rights of former agent Valerie Plame when it prevented her from revealing certain classified information in her recently published memoir. Specifically, Plame ...[read more]
October 3, 2009
by Bhargav Katikaneni
A judge in the US District Court for the District of Columbia on Friday ordered the US Department of Justice (DOJ) to release some files from its interview with former vice president Dick Cheney over his role in leaking the name of Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) agent Valerie Plame. The ...[read more]
October 2, 2009
by Ingrid Burke
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington v. US Department of Justice, US District Court for the District of Columbia, October 2, 2009. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here. Latest commentary available here. JURIST has more on the the CIA leak case... ...[read more]
August 12, 2008
by Mike Rosen-Molina
The US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit on Tuesday upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit against members of the Bush administration which was brought by Valerie Plame, the former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) operative whose disclosed identity precipitated the 2003 CIA leak scandal. The ...[read more]
July 17, 2008
by Andrew Gilmore
US President George W. Bush invoked executive privilege Wednesday to prevent members of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform from obtaining an FBI reporton an interview with Vice President Dick Cheneyconcerning the Valerie Plame CIA leak scandal. The Committee had subp... ...[read more]
June 30, 2008
by Devin Montgomery
The US House Judiciary Committee has issued a subpoena to Attorney General Michael Mukasey for documents relating to the Valerie Plame leak scandal and other Committee investigations. The Committee specifically requested transcripts of interviews with US President George W. Bush, Vice President ...[read more]

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