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California Judge Weighs Former FBI Informant's Lawsuit

SANTA ANA, Calif. - (AP) A former FBI informant who infiltrated a mosque and helped bring in a counterterrorism suspect suffered a blow in trying to sue his former handlers over his alleged mistreatment when the agency cut him loose. A federal judge issued tentative rulings Thursday against Craig Monteilh...

FBI Accused Of Violating Muslims' Rights At Mosque

LOS ANGELES - (AP) Two civil liberties groups have sued the FBI, claiming that one of the agency's former informants was ordered to target Muslims for surveillance when he infiltrated a California mosque. The ACLU of Southern California and the Los Angeles office of the Council on American-Islamic...

Biting at the Apple

On February 16, 2016, Magistrate Judge Sheri Pym of the United States District Court for the Central District of California issued an order compelling tech-giant Apple Inc. to assist law enforcement agents in enabling the search of an encrypted iPhone 5C seized in the course of a search warrant. The...