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High Court Wary Of Legal Fight Over Navy Plane
Posted on 18 Jan 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) Supreme Court justices seemed in general agreement Tuesday that the best way to resolve a long-running, billion-dollar dispute between the government and two big defense contractors is to say, in Justice Antonin Scalia's words... Read More

ACLU Lawsuit: Military Won't Release Rape Records
Posted on 15 Dec 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - (AP) Sexual assault pervades the military, but the Pentagon refuses to release records that fully document the problem and how it is handled, the American Civil Liberties Union and other groups said in a federal lawsuit that seeks access... Read More

Court: 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Will Stay In Place
Posted on 20 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - (AP) The military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy is back in place for the time being, with one major caveat: the government is not allowed to investigate, penalize or discharge anyone who is openly gay. A San Francisco... Read More

CIA Sues Former Employee For Publishing Book
Posted on 19 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The CIA has sued a former officer who published a book highly critical of the agency without completing the CIA's lengthy review process. The lawsuit accuses the officer of breaking his secrecy agreement with the U.S. The former... Read More

Appeals Court Keeps Military's Gay Policy For Now
Posted on 21 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) A federal appeals court has frozen a judge's order halting the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy, even as the Pentagon has announced it will accept openly gay recruits. A three-judge panel of the... Read More

U.S. Seeks Delay In 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Ruling
Posted on 17 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON - (AP) The Justice Department asked a federal judge Thursday to allow the military's "don't ask, don't tell' policy to continue while it appeals her order to end the ban on gays serving openly. The government's court... Read More