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News Highlights - May 19, 2014

Editorial: The Slippery Slope of Secrecy
Court Challenges Obama on Guantanamo Conditions
Opinion: Everyone Should Know Just How Much the Government Lied to Defend the NSA
Opinion: Missing: Obama Administration Rationale for 'Kill Memos'
The Future of Open Public Records

News Highlights - May 16, 2014

DOJ: Summer Release 'Likely' for Senate's CIA Torture Report
Senate to Vote on Lawyer Who Authored Drone Strike Memos
The 'Culture of Misinformation' and the Government's Representations to the Supreme Court in Clapper
Addressing Liability: Balancing Records Management and Open Data

News Highlights - May 15, 2014

US Revealed Secret Legal Basis For NSA Program to Sprint, Documents Show
Feinstein Wants CIA to Speed 'Torture Report' Release
Opinion: There's No Good Reason for Keeping OLC Opinions Confidential

News Highlights - May 14, 2014

Justice Dept. Criticized on Spying Statements
Reporters Committee Leads Media Groups in Brief Urging Broad View of News Media for FOIA Fees
Inside the Obama Administration Fight Over the Drone Memo
Editorial: Backsliding on Secrecy

News Highlights - May 13, 2014

New NSA Chief Vows More Transparency for Embattled Agency
Opinion: Pretending That Leaked Information is Secret Hurts Democratic Debate
Court: Privacy Outweighs Public Interest in Dispute Over Cell Tracking Records

News Highlights - May 12, 2014

Memo Revisits Policy Citing Leaked Material, to Some Confusion
ODNI Defends New Pre-Publication Review Policy
Opinion: Show Us the Drone Memos
Transparency Missing from House NSA Reform Bill

News Highlights - May 9, 2014

Intelligence Policy Bans Citation of Leaked Material
Of Course Janet Napolitano Used Email...Just Not Directly
Did Congress' Best Plan for Surveillance Reform Just Lose Its Teeth?
Fate of Barron Appeals Court Nomination Unclear as White House Offers Drone Memos
Ergobaby Identified as "Company Doe" in Product Safety Case

News Highlights - May 8, 2014

House Takes Major Step to End Mass Surveillance
Despite Senate Hopes of Speedy Release, Torture Report Won't Be Made Public for Months
Editorial: The Lawyer Behind the Drone Policy

News Highlights - May 7, 2014

White House to Provide Lawmakers with Access to Drone Memo Authorizing Killing of American
Opinion: The Power of Transparency
NARA Creates FOIA Advisory Committee

News Highlights - May 6, 2014

Drone Memo Author Endorsed Call for Transparency
House Judiciary to Move on NSA Reform Bill 
DATA Act Could Transform Government, Save Billions

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