Skip to comments.High Court Turns Away Rendition Case
Posted on 05/16/2011 9:30:34 AM PDT by markomalley
The Supreme Court refused Monday to review a ruling that blocked a lawsuit alleging a Boeing Co. subsidiary helped the Central Intelligence Agency seize terrorism suspects abroad and secretly transfer them to other countries for interrogation.
The high court rejected an appeal by five men who claimed that U.S. operativeswith support from Jeppesen Dataplan Inc., a Boeing unitabducted them and sent them to other countries where they were tortured. They alleged Jeppesen provided critical flight planning and logistical support to the CIA's "extraordinary rendition" program. The men were seeking unspecified monetary damages from the company.
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Interestingly, down in the bottom of the piece is that the 9th Circus said that the lawsuit couldn't happen because of the risk of disclosing state secrets.
Well, this is good news. And I guess the Ninth Circus is sometimes right, maybe once a century.
Hah, maybe they’re just tired of being overturned by the USSC.
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