The US Government Doesn’t Have Secret Laws… Does It?

When you’re being forced to comply with a law, do you think that the law itself should be a secret? A CNET.com news article reveals a suit against the Bush Administration, which “claims that the ID requirement [for flying] is necessary for security but has refused to identify any actual regulation requiring it.” In fact… “The Justice Department has said it could identify the secret law under seal, which would be available to the 9th Circuit but not necessarily [the plaintiff’s] lawyers. But any public description would not be permitted, the department said.”

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~ by fourstar on December 13, 2005.

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