Circuit Orders Release of Documents Related to Drones

, New York Law Journal

The Second Circuit said a redacted document on legal guidance for the targeted killing of American citizens by drones must be released because of public statements acknowledging lethal force in counterterrorism operations, and because the DOJ opted to release part of a White Paper on the subject that had been leaked to the media.

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Originally appeared in print as Circuit Orders Release of Policy Guidance on Use of Drones