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]
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]
March 20, 2008
by Howard Kline
In Re: I. Lewis Libby, Jr., United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, March 20, 2008. Read the full text of the opinion. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here... ...[read more]
March 20, 2008
by Caitlin Price
The District of Columbia Court of Appeals Thursday issued a disbarment order for former vice-presidential aide I. Lewis Scooter Libby, banning him from practicing law in the District of Columbia. The DC Bar's Board on Professional Responsibility found that Libby's March 2007 con... ...[read more]
December 12, 2007
by Mike Rosen-Molina
CIA Director Michael Hayden appeared before a closed door session of the US House Intelligence Committee Wednesday to testify about the CIA's destruction of videotapes allegedly showing the harsh interrogation of high value terror suspects. Committee members complained that Congress... ...[read more]
December 12, 2007
by Leslie Schulman
US President George W. Bush granted pardons to 29 people on Tuesday, including some convicted for drug crimes, fraud, or kickback schemes. In addition, Bush reduced the sentence of another man who had been convicted for dealing crack cocaine. He did not pardon former vice-presidential aide I. ...[read more]
December 11, 2007
by Mike Rosen-Molina
CIA Director Michael Hayden appeared before the US Senate Intelligence Committee in a closed session Tuesday to testify about the CIA's destruction of videotapes allegedly showing the harsh interrogation of high value terror suspects. Panel members noted that major questions still re... ...[read more]
December 10, 2007
by Jeannie Shawl
A defense lawyer for I. Lewis Scooter Libby said Monday that the former vice presidential chief of staff will drop his appeal of his conviction in the CIA leak case. Libby was convicted in March of perjury and obstruction of justice in connection to the investigation into the leak of fo... ...[read more]
July 19, 2007
by Michael Sung
Valerie Plame Wilson, et al. v. I. Lewis Libby, Jr., et al., US District Court for the District of Columbia, July 19, 2007. Read the full text of the decision. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here... ...[read more]

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