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A Bittersweet Two Weeks For Free Speech

Andrew Harman, January 27, 2015

Daily Whistleblower News:

The Supreme Court’s ruling in Department of Homeland Security vs. MacLean was a major victory for free speech. Tom Devine, Legal Director at the Government Accountability Project, noted, “This victory means that the cornerstone of whistleblower rights has survived.”

This piece offers a great in-depth look into the significance of MacLean’s victory.

Government Doing its Best to Undermine Torture Report and Whistleblowers

Andrew Harman, January 26, 2015

Daily Whistleblower News:

The new chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee has requested that administration agencies return all copies of a classified torture report to the committee, which would effectively place the “classified report beyond the reach of the Freedom of Information Act,” and could close the book on a very dark time in America’s history that we should never forget.