CCLA in Federal Court, Fighting to Hold Government Accountable for Unprecedented Emergencies Act Use

In Rights by poladmin

CCLA is in federal court today to protect meaningful judicial review of government action.  The hearing is part of the court case challenging the government’s unprecedented invocation of the Emergencies Act, which allowed the government to bypass typical democratic processes to limit constitutional rights across the country.  
The arguments we are presenting today will highlight how – in this case and others – the federal government has been using cabinet privilege to try to shield an increasingly wide range of government information from meaningful scrutiny. 
We filed our court case in February, just days after the federal Emergencies

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