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21 May 2009

Appeals Court Protects White House Office E-mails

From today's GigaLaw news:

"A federal appeals court ruled that the office that has records about millions of possibly missing e-mails from the Bush White House does not have to make them public. The appeals court in Washington ruled that the White House Office of Administration is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act.

Read more: http://gigalaw.blogspot.com/2009/05/appeals-court-protects-white-house.html (Source: WPVI-TV)"

What is it with US public admininstration and cover-ups? Is the White House above the law? Does anybody (besides me, and I'm 10,000km away) care?

I shall remember this story the next time I hear an American lecturing about fraud and corruption in foreign parts ...