Saturday, April 22, 2006

Feds Agree to Bare All

The Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN) has made some more progress with their Freedom of Information (FoI) Act request. Initially denied by the Pentagaon, and subsequently the subjuct of a lawsuit to have the government disclose their domestic spying activities, the latest developments were reported Friday by
U.S. District Judge Rosemary M. Collyer directed both sides to attempt to mediate the issue before going to trial. The Defense and Justice Departments capitulated Thursday and agreed to turn over all relevant information.

Under the agreement, signed off on by Collyer, the Defense Intelligence Agency must turn over its documents by April 27, Defense by May 4 and Justice by May 11.
Outright's earlier blog on the TALON domestic spying case is here.