Tag Archive: Executive Order 12333

Dallas CISPES v. FBI – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket 1989-1990

In June l987 the CCR filed a lawsuit on behalf of the Dallas Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador (CISPES) under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) because the Justice Department un­warrantedly delayed production of thou­sands of pages of files the FBI had collected…
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Civil Liberties

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Is Our Choice Democracy or Covert Activities?; Executive Order 12333 – Letter to the Editor NY Times

To the Editor: The President, or at least his aides, have made the argument that the Boland Amendment did not restrict the National Security Council from supporting the contras. The claim is that the amendment covered only intelligence agencies and…
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Civil Liberties

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United Presbyterian Church v. Reagan – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket 1982-1983

On December 4, 1981, President Reagan signed Executive Order 12333 on United States Intelligence Activities. By­passing Congress.and severely limiting public debate, the President unilaterally enacted sweeping change in the guide­ lines governing intelligence activities with in the United States and as…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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