Center for Constitutional Rights et al v Bush et al

Brief of Amici Professors of Ethics & Lawyers Practicing in the Professional Responsibility Field


This case is brought by the Center for Constitutional Rights on behalf of lawyers and others working with the Guantanamo Bay prisoners. It is based on the chilling effect on their ability to defend their clients due to the targeted warrantless wiretapping by the NSA that has been admitted by the President.

This is the brief of amici professors of ethics and lawyers practicing in the professional reponsibility field to the court regarding the effects of the surveillance on attorneys' ethical obligations to their clients.

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Reference Info:Federal, 2nd Circuit, New York | United States

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